Sunday Video: How Did Planners Design Soviet Cities?


Regardless of how you feel about Russian communism, Soviet planners were very consistent in their approach to developing cities and building communities. Across different eras, the planning approaches did change in adapting to different social goals. Dave Amos highlights several of these eras in the Russian context.

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Stephen is an urban planner with a passion for promoting sustainable, livable, and diverse cities. He advocates for smart policies, regulations, and implementation programs that enhance urban environments by committing to quality design, accommodating growth, providing a diversity of housing choices, and adequately providing public services. Stephen primarily writes about land use and transportation issues.