Aleksandar Milojkovic, Ljiljana Jevremovic, Marko Nikolic, Branko AJ Turnsek

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The aim of this paper is to investigate the potential redevelopment perspectives of the former industrial sites. A qualitative analysis of the post-WWII industrial site in Niš, Serbia, and its modernistic legacy was performed, related to the important issues of urban morphology. The qualities which are remaining behind the “rusty” industrial landscape were examined in view of the contemporary approach to the concept of the sustainable city. The research findings suggest the existence of need for interventions in the actual morphology of the examined urban space in order to fulfill the contemporary trends of placemaking.


industrial sites, brownfields, modernism, urban design, urban morphology

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