Urban gardening in wartime Sarajevo

BAM! breaking the silence…

Pernille brought it up on tuesdays crit; Urban gardening. A quite contradictory phenomenon. But nonetheless quite interesting, especially in Sarajevo (In my oppinion) Going to the city museum I fell over these few pictures showing how they used urban areas for farming.

After a little reading in to the subject, I came across this short post about gardeing in wartime http://pruned.blogspot.com/2007/05/defiant-gardens.html I find especially the bombcrater garden quite nice.

Meanwhile nowadays the urban gardening is becoming quite big especially in the states, where churches amongst many are starting to make small gardens in urban areas, even in Brooklyn (according to Antonio aka Señor Salvador) See fx. http://landscapeandurbanism.blogspot.com/2008/05/agro-urbanism.html or my personal favorite a rural rethinking of Philadelphia http://bldgblog.blogspot.com/2007/11/farmadelphia.html

A ruralising of the urban.

Back to Sarajevo. In the time after the siege there has been a discussion about how Sarajevo had been ruralized. Here is a translation of Håkons text about the subject

“An anthropological study of Sarajevo and its urban development describes the city’s development in relation to relocation and new arrival from the surrounding villages.
According to the article 240,000 people fled during the war, after which 100000-150000 people from the country side migrated to the city. The study describes an evolution from urban city to a deurbanized city, a sort of large village. It also describes how an earlier parallel case, from Tito’s times where you wanted a “Europazation” of the city and thus forced crowds to migrate to cities, but with a “ruralisering of cities” as a result.”

So I find that the idea to (re-)introduce the urban farming/gardening as a subject in Sarajevo has many interesting sides to it.

-tjivoli

David

post scriptum

If you guys are interested search for urban gardening or vertical farming. Good bloggs in that genre is http://pruned.blogspot.com and http://landscapeandurbanism.blogspot.com

I have the article about the anthropological study in danish if anyone is interested

i guess that the “In my oppinion” comment is quite irrellevant since it is a blogg and everything written is of ones own oppinion.

Advertisements

12 thoughts on “Urban gardening in wartime Sarajevo

  1. A bottle of cheap whiskey to David for this first, and thought provoking, post!
    It cuts straight to the chase in identifying some of the broader issues regarding Pernille’s programme. Thanks for elaborating further with relevant links.
    You’ve set the standard – great stuff!

  2. Renting office space comes with a couple of added complexities we sometimes don’t think of.
    There are many other issues while renting adequate space
    and square footage is vital, that need to be considered when you lease office space.
    It isn’t saying you should just consider alternatives for amenities and added comforts when you rent virtual office Abu
    Dhabi space.

  3. home office furniture nz that is affordable does not have to be horrible looking.
    There are plenty of methods that are different that you could find amazing looking office furniture auckland that you will certainly love.

    You’ll have an excellent choice to choose from and a wide array of
    designer names and knock offs for the cost of the office chairs that is contemporary that is costly.
    You are going to be amazed at exactly how simple it is to locate your desire.

  4. You most likely immediately feel of an individual beginning an event
    when you discover about keynote speakers. It is really because the title was derived from the musical
    expression ‘key-note’, which refers to the foundation that underlines all
    music developed. Nowadays, keynote speakers are getting to be popular among companies.

    Nearly all managers are employing anyone to talk not only in their own offices but also at major events.

    As stated by the function that has to be served, these speakers vary.
    For instance, a business may PA hire Surrey, a motivational speaker and
    maybe even maybe even a keynote presenter that is significant.

  5. Local zoning boards and community businesses
    often require there be a home set-back a particular space from
    the road. Figure out if frontyard setback rules
    apply to the top and side street bounds of the lot before buying a corner lot.

    This could greatly decrease the area available to get a home’s footprint.

    Easements as well as features that are organic, like rock outcroppings and mature trees, could also affect
    where the house can be located.

  6. Use and vouchers are getting to be very simple to get today.
    It is because the net has opened many doors for individuals up
    to determine how exactly to purchase points in a discounted cost all the time.
    Simply go by means of this article to figure out everything you can about using Shopbop discount code 2015.

  7. Sick and tired of utilizing the old patterned conventional
    laptop bags nz? You would have observed hundreds or thousands of people-carrying bags’ same style.
    At times it becomes also challenging to search
    for your own bag from the others as there is scarcely any variation. You’ll have invested extra time and emerge only using care of your bag in case you are an individual who moves quiet frequently.
    To alleviate you from that tedium, there are tons of cool messenger bags nz
    that exist in the market. In manufacturing these bags like material, linen, leather etc.
    different materials are utilized You may select the correct Cool
    laptop bag for yourself and get detected. Your cool messenger bag will be unique just as you.
    The totes can be in truth called by you as notebook guards as your laptop is very protected by them.

  8. An email based newsletter for your own company should be
    created by you, to increase your customer retention rates.
    This newsletter may tell previous customers of new bargains or new products, and support them to make additional purchases.
    Getting updates can make them feel less disloyal towards the brand,
    and can make clients feel connected to your own company.

  9. It is important that you know the way to locate the best discounts and deals when searching for the office chair you need.
    This short article is certainly going to assist you. Remember what-you’re going to study, and
    make sure attention is paid by you so which you can understand what things to do.

  10. Why a person needs of realizing the fact that it’s fairly time consuming psd
    to html conversion service inspite? Nicely, conversion of PSD into strong
    HTML mark-up vocabulary and quite vital role play to be
    able to produce an exceptionally semantic, site that is cross browser compatible
    validated. Web designers design themes in levels that are stored in PSD formats.

    PSD established files are pictures saved in the.psd (Photoshop) format.
    To be able to get a nicely commented live web portal, one has to
    integrate the PSD format based picture into Hypertext Markup Language (a predominant markup language).

  11. The development of Smart Mobile Phones previously few years is incredible.
    A Smartphone is now used by virtually everybody; it’s very possible
    that you’re studying it from your Smart Phone, in the event that you are reading this post.
    Virtually all sectors have been influenced by this growth.

    Social media continues to be one such market where Smart Phones have made
    a big difference in its growth. The growth rate
    continues to be instrumental. Most people are linked socially 24*7 thanks to these
    smart products. Login to your social-network to link to a
    number of folks and you don’t need to take a seat in your notebook or desktop computer after returning home after-work.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s