Unprecedented Pyongyang

Dongwoo Yim​

Published in [UN] Precedented Pyongyang, 2017

As we witnessed from many post socialist cities in Eastern Europe, Russia, and China, economic growth and political transition has supplied the formula for exceptionally radical and quick transformations of a city. Since adopting market-oriented systems, post socialist cities have become “blue oceans” for new investments. Pyongyang, the capital city of North Korea, is one of few socialist cities in the world that has not adopted this new economic model.

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