B1 Journal article

Urban resilience and warfare: How did the Second World War affect the urban environment?




List of Authors: Laakkonen Simo

Publisher: Elsevier

Place: Amsterdam

Publication year: 2020

Journal: City and Environment Interactions

Volume number: 5

Issue number: March

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cacint.2020.100035

URL: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cacint.2020.100035


Abstract




















Environmental
studies tend to focus on peacetime development. However, people all over the
world think that the most important historical event that has taken place over
the past century is the Second World War. Could it be worthwhile to explore how
the largest violent conflict in human history possibly affected the urban environment?
In the following potential impacts of this war on urban development and urban
environment are briefly discussed.


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