Description - Gazprom City by Sophie Panzer
If you re at home and you want to make yourself a nice cup of coffee in the morning, and you turn on the stove but there is no gas, then you know that something must have happened in Novy Urengoy. What connects Europe to a city in the polar circle? The Gazprom company exploits the gas fields around Novy Urengoy. More than half of the natural gas extracted in Russia is produced there. A substantial portion of this gas is exported to European countries. "Gazprom City" a report about life at the other end of the gas pipeline."
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(224mm x 160mm x mm)
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Author Biography - Sophie Panzer
Sophie Panzer worked as an architect in firms in Rotterdam, London, and Vienna. In her own research projects, she focuses on the transformation of cities in post-Soviet Russia, and she writes features for radio on socio-political issues in Eastern Europe. She holds an MSc in Architecture from Delft University of Technology and an MA in East European Studies from the Free University of Berlin. Christina Simmel studied architecture at the Vienna University of Technology and works as a freelance architect and editor. She has academic and professional experience in a range of fields including urban planning and housing development. Her empirical and theoretical research focuses on processes of urbanization and social production of space.