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The Independent: "What do North Korea's buildings and landmarks tell us about [Barnet]?"

Link to The Independent
(A406, North Circular Road)

"Some of Thongil Street's residential blocks rise to 40 storeys, and each contains hundreds of housing units. Vast apartment blocks in the city centre, Meuser explains, 'are typical of communist cities'. [And like Barnet.] 

"Pyongyang is an interesting example of what happens to a city when there is no trade in real estate. Planning decisions are made, not by the market, but by party members who know little of urban design, and are guided solely by their ideology' [Yes! Like Barnet, then!]

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