The Plague and the City as Forms of Absurdity

  • Alexander Rappaport Scientific Research Institute of the Theory and History of Architecture and Urban Planning, Branch of the Central Scientific-Research and Project Institute of the Construction Ministry of Russia


Plague epidemics turned the city from the place of recovery to the place of death. The plague was neutralized by chemistry and came back immediately in the loss of the scale, growth in urban territories and roads, and emergence of awful city labyrinths.

How to Cite
RAPPAPORT, Alexander. The Plague and the City as Forms of Absurdity. project baikal, Russian Federation, n. 60, p. 69-69, june 2019. ISSN 2309-3072. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 04 july 2020.