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  • Abandoned cities Mari Soone 10.a 2010
    • "If you don't feel comfortable owning something for 10 years , then don't own it for 10 minutes." ( Warren Buffett )
    • Purpose: Make you proud of living in Kadrina.
  • Contents
    • The Kowloon Walled City
    • Kolmanskop
    • Humberstone
    • Wittenoom
    • Ruby
    • Agdam
    • Gunkanjiama
    • San Zhi
  • The Kowloon Walled city
    • “ The Lawless City”
    • Urban area,
    • Hong Kong
    • World War II , demolished (Japan)
    • 1993 .- British , Chinese authorities, anarchic city
    • B rothels, casinos, cocaine parlors, secret factories
    • Population fluctuates between zero –
    • 33, 000 (1987)
    • Out-of-control
    Demolish- lammutama, Flourish- õitsema, Fluctuate- kõikuma
  •  
  • Kolmanskop
    • Laderitz , Namibia , Southern Africa
    • D iamond mining town
    • A bandoned in 1956 - diamond demand declined
    • Windswept sand in buildings
    • O nly residents birds, hyenas , other animals
  •  
  • Humberstone
    • Chile, South America
    • 1920 - blooming, mining and processing nitrate (saltpeter)
    • S ynthetic saltpeter was invented , slow outpouring of residents
    • Abandoned- 1961
    • World Heritage Site , preserved as a historical monument.
    Preserve- säilitama, Nitrate- nitraat (NO3)
  • S crap iron - vanaraud
  • Wittenoom
    • Australia
    • Once 20,000 peopl e- mining heyday
    • The asbestos mining town
    • H ealth risks 60s
    • 1,000 residents died of asbestos-related illnesses
    • L ittered with the blue fibers of asbestos
    • Abandoned- 60s
    • Population- 8 residents
    Heyday- kõrgpunkt, Fiber- kiud
  •  
  • Ruby
    • Arizona
    • G host town
    • Access, when h elping in the restoration effor t
    • M ining camp - producing copper, lead and zinc
    • M id 30s - population reached 1,200
    • Mine closed, population diminished
    • Abandoned- 50s
    Copper- vask (Cu), Lead- Plii (Bb), Diminish- vähenema
  •  
  • Agdam
    • Azerbaijan
    • O nce 150,000 people
    • 1993 - the Nagorno Karabakh war ,
    • occupied by Armenians
    • B uildings empty , destroyed
    • O nly the graffiti-covered mosque remaining intact
    • 0 residents
    Intact- puutumatu, vigastamata
  •  
    • Japan
    • T he forbidden island
    • Mitsubishi 1890 , coal
    • Japan's first large concrete building, a block of
    • apartments ( 1916 ),
    • typhoon destruction
    • O ne of the highest
    • population density ever recorded worldwide (1959)
    • P etroleum replaced coal in Japan in the 60s,
    • 1974 - mines closed, abandoned
    • Uninhabited
    Gunkanjima Coal - süsi, kivisüsi , C oncrete - betoon 14 people per m²
  •  
  • San Zhi
    • Outskirts of Taipei, Taiwa n
    • “ The UFO city”
    • 1980s resort for wealthy residents
    • Many constructors were killed- haunting
    • The developer ran out of money
    • Special futuristic houses
    • Abandoned: fear, unfinished (198..)
  •  
  • Used materials
    • http://weburbanist.com/
    • http://jassyworld.blogspot.com/
    • http://www.hyd-masti.com/
    • http://www.ghosttownpix.com/
    • http://www.ghosttowns.com/
    • http://www.jpgmag.com/stories/
    • http://en.wikipedia.org/
    • http://images.google.ee/images/
    • Any questions?
    • Thank you 