Urban planning in Bulgaria in 20th and 21st century in the context of European urban planning. Authors: Ivan Nikiforov, Mila Nikiforova. Language: Bulgarian with а summary in English


Table of contents


Chapter one. Brief overview of the urban heritage in Bulgaria and in Europe since the early 20th century until 1944

1.1. Urban planning in Bulgaria

1.2. Urban planning in Europe

1.3. Conclusions

Chapter two. The end of World War II and the first half of the 1950s

2.1. Socio-economic conditions in Bulgaria

2.2. Urban planning in Bulgaria

2.3. Urban planning in Europe

2.4. Conclusions

Chapter three. Second half of 1950s and 1960s

3.1. Socio-economic conditions in Bulgaria “Complete victory of socialism. A new society and a new city”

3.2. Breakthrough in Bulgarian architecture and urban planning

3.3. Urban planning in Western European countries, the Nordic countries and the USA

3.4. Urban planning in Eastern European countries

3.5. Conclusions

Chapter four. 1970s and 1980s

4.1. Socio-economic conditions in Bulgaria

4.2. Urban planning in Bulgaria

4.3. Urban planning in Europe

4.4. Paradoxes in the development of European urban planning

4.5. Conclusions. Advantages and disadvantages of socialist urban planning

Chapter five. End of 1980s and the great change after 1989

5.1. Political and socio-economic changes in the USSR, the Eastern European countries and Bulgaria

5.2. Urban planning in Bulgaria

5.3. Conclusions

Chapter six. End of 1990s and first decade of 21st century

6.1. Political and socio-economic conditions in Bulgaria

6.2. Urban planning in Bulgaria

6.3. Main programs of the European Union in regional, territorial and urban development

6.4. Conclusions



Appendix: List of Bulgarian architects city planners whose projects and work are discussed in this paper

Градоустройството в България през XX и XXI век в контекста на европейското


Publisher Slavena
Language Bulgarian with a summary in English
Pages 504
Illustrations b/w figures
Binding hardback
ISBN 978-619-190-065-7
Creation date 2016
Size 16 х 24 cm

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