35 Entrances, 3708 Apartments: Welcome to the Russian Kowloon Walled City! – Design You Trust

35 Entrances, 3708 Apartments: Welcome to the Russian Kowloon Walled City!


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1, Oblastnaya Street, Saint-Petersburg. Famous Kudrovo district. This is that very crazy big building you cannot fit in a single photo, wherever you are. 990 meters (3248ft), 25 floors!

h/t: englishrussia


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It’s hard to imagine how people find the desired apartment here… 35 entrances. Okay, Entrance 35. Look, here the final apartment is 2588th!


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And this is Entrance 25. And the final apartment is 3708th! So, the numbers are descending! What logic do they follow?


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But the main problem is not about numbers, but about the huge yard that never has sunshine.


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And, of course, all the yard is occupied by cars. With a positive approach we can assume that every family has a car, so it means that the residents of the house have almost 4000 cars! And no underground parking here. It’s almost impossible to park a car here at 6 p.m. – many cars stand in the second row already. Probably in the night time the situation is dreadful.


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In order the house could comply with the regulations, it had to have some playgrounds.


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Just imagine, if every apartment here is occupied at leas by 2 residents, the total population of this house amounts to 7 416! Like a small city!


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There are almost 50 000 people living in Kudrovo, but the district still has no hospital. Although, one is being built now. Residents of bld. 1, Oblastnaya Street have a center of medical practice in their own house.


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How would you feel, if you resided here?


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