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