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Aneta Vasileva

Aneta Vasileva is an architectural historian and critic based in Bulgaria. She holds a PhD in architectural history and theory, specialises in post-war architecture and the preservation of architectural heritage, and is currently working on TOTALPROEKT: The Invisible Architecture of Modernity, a book about Bulgarian socialism and postsocialism.

A Letter from Dimitrovgrad

The post-war New Town in Bulgaria has just celebrated its 75th birthday. Its combination of Stalinist aesthetics and post-socialist kitsch is all that the country’s elites find shameful, but there is still life in this ‘city of the future’.