Read the interview summary with Oleksandr Shevchenko about urbanism, spatial development, and the ReStart Ukraine project
“If we bring an average Ukrainian blindfolded to any point in Ukraine, he will understand that this is Ukraine — in this space is his cultural code.
If you bring the same person to Russia, it is immediately apparent that everything is different here. It seems that the buildings and shops are the same, but the commerce is not the same, the nature is different, people speak differently, the traditions are not ours, and the culture is not ours. Our Ukrainian context and self-identification consist of these components — where is Ukraine, and where is not Ukraine.
Activation must express what is truly ours. If you mindlessly copy things from abroad and call it activation or revitalization, it does not necessarily about the quality.”
Read the interview summary with the founder of the Zvidsy Spatial Development Agency, Oleksandr Shevchenko, about urbanism, spatial development, and the ReStart Ukraine project —> https://bit.ly/3ca9yaB