CASI-IFEAC Lecture series (May 29, 2013, Bishkek) : Urban Sprawl and Suburbanization in Almaty. Unique Case or Central Asian Model?

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ifeac, « CASI-IFEAC Lecture series (May 29, 2013, Bishkek) : Urban Sprawl and Suburbanization in Almaty. Unique Case or Central Asian Model? », IFEAC, ID : 10670/1.bdtnq0


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Synopsis The demise of Soviet system meant the end of an economy organized to support heavy industry production. Old enterprises were replaced by new ones, mostly oriented toward a chronic underdeveloped sector in planned economy, the commercial distribution. This is the case of the area of Barakholka, situated in the northern fringe of the city of Almaty. The eight main bazaars of Barakholka represent since twenty years a new pole of development within urban context which have favored a spat...

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