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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 - Mixed Use category at the 2019 World Architecture News Awards.

Transoxiana region, where Turkistan city lays, for centuries was one of the most densely-urbanized areas of Central Asia, Silk Way international trade and culture exchange corridor. The strategy has a mega-goal to explore arise and decline of this ancient urban civilization in order to understand circularity of urban issues, it consequences and interrelations with modern society. This work appeal to understanding of Great Steppe nomad civilization and it synergy coexistence on the border of urban civilizations of Asia, rethinking the role of nomadic peoples in metamorphoses of the entire World and research of correlations between ancient nomads and modern digital nomadic culture.

The main objectives of urban transition of Turkistan are 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 the row 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 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.

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