Sunday, October 9, 2011

Abandoned residential units in Dessau, Germany

The city of Dessau in east Germany is declining. More than twenty thousand residents of the city have leaved their living place during the past ten years. The abandoned buildings are scattered in the residential areas of the city. Such houses were mostly built in the communist era. However the city has a redevelopment plan. Here is a report about it. 
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