№1(61)
March 2018
ISSN
1990-4126

Russian

«Architecton: proceedings of higher education» № 34 June 2011

History of architecture


Ignatova Anna M.

PhD student, Perm State Technical University. Research supervisor : Professor M.M.Chernykh, Doctor of Engineering Sciences Perm State Technical University, Perm, Russia

«THE ETHNIC EMPIRE STYLE», A NEW STAGE IN THE EVOLUTION OF THE ARCHITECTURAL STYLE, MATERIALS AND TECHNOLOGY


The development of the Empire style in architecture implied its transformation depending on region. Obvious examples are distinctions in this style between France and Russia, Saint-Petersburg and Moscow, etc. Tracing the development of the Empire style in Russian architecture, we can observe its evolution from the classical style up until today.

The special features of the Russian Empire style are the presence of such stages as «Stalin’s Empire» and «proletarian art». The evolutionary changes affected both the artistic techniques, forms and themes and the choice of building materials and, certainly, technologies.

However, in recent years, paying tribute to the general fashion for national self-identification, the Empire style has started to incorporate elements of ethnic motifs. Regarding this stage as a new turn in the evolution of the Empire style, the authors propose the use of new, more attractive building materials. One such material is cast stone.

Key words: Empire style, ethnic style, Perm animal style, cast sto


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