Space Transformation

Dobropillia. Space of Interaction

Dobropillia is a mining town located 95 km to the west of Donetsk. The separatist movement has not reached it since the beginning of the Russian military intervention in Ukraine in 2014, because the local entrepreneurs and activists organized themselves...

Bezvodivka: mounds or observatory?

Not far from the village of Bezvodivka, which is in Sivershchyna, there is located a valuable historical monument. The Bezvodivka Mounds, the purpose of which is of various assumptions, are up to 4 thousand years old. The local historian Oleksandr...

Bukatynka. An alive museum in abandoned huts

The village Bukatynka in Podillia, despite of its great natural potential and ancient history, could be just another village that is gradually dying out. But more than 40 years ago, the young married couple of artists Olexii and Liudmyla Aleshkins...

Residence Khata-Maysternia: When the Space Forms the Community

When there is an abundance of ideas worth realizing, people ready for work, and enough resources to cover the needs, then the perfect place will always be found – or created.

The Residence Khata-Maysternya (ukr.: House-Workshop – tr.) is a space...

Slavske: Experimental Green Building

The Carpathian village of Slavske, located in the valley of the Opir river and surrounded by mountains, has been a resort since the beginning of the 19th century, when it saw the construction of its first hotel and climatotherapy station....

Mariupol of possibilities

In the south-eastern Ukraine, on the coast of Azov sea, there’s a city called Mariupol. The date of its foundation still remains quite a controversial issue – whether to start counting its history from the construction of the Cossack’s watchtower...

Frumushyka – New Lease of Life

Throughout the centuries, the moors of Bessarabia, scattered within the banks of the Dnister, the Danube and the Black Sea, have boasted cultural and ethnical diversity. Local villages were comprised of multinational families, where it was quite common for mother...

Velosadyba in place of an old granary

The story of this small social initiative in Transcarpathian region is inspiring and provides impetus. This is the story that could happen in many villages and towns. Plenty of initiatives of modern Ukraine imply creating something new in place of...

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