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2019 WAN Awards: Strategy masterplan of urban transition of Turkistan City - FrameArt + Urban Sustain Architecture

Alison Carter
11 Jun 2019

Strategy masterplan of urban transition of Turkistan City - FrameArt + Urban Sustain Architecture is an entry in the Future Project - Urban Design category at the 2019 World Architecture News Awards.

The Transoxiana region, where the Turkistan city lies, was for centuries one of the most densely-urbanized areas of Central Asia, as it home to the Silk Way, the international trade and culture exchange corridor.

The strategy has a mega-goal; to explore the rise and decline of this ancient urban civilization in order to understand circularity of urban issues, it consequences and interrelations with modern society.

This work looks to an understand the Great Steppe nomad civilization and it synergy coexistence on the border of urban civilizations of Asia.  As well as rethinking the role of nomadic peoples globally and research the correlations between ancient nomads and modern digital nomadic culture.

The main objectives of the urban transition of Turkistan are the development of powerful business, touristic and industrial hub in Central Asia; the empowering of culture and creative industries and establishment of culture capital of the Turkic World in line with Samarkand, Iskhafan, Agra and Bukhara, and heritage conservation, recovering of nature biodiversity and mitigation of ecological issues of the region.

The broader impact of Turkistan urban transition could be replicated in the integrated culture strategies for European and Asian cities and in reflection on issues and solutions of coexistence of nomad and urban civilization for sustainability of future generations.

The World Architecture News Awards showcase the best international design in both current and future projects. All 2019 entries can be seen here.

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