March 2018


«Architecton: proceedings of higher education» № 46 June 2014

History of architecture

Shipitsyna Olga A.

PhD (Architecture), Professor, Chair of Theory of Architecture and Professional Communication,
Ural State Academy of Architecture and Arts,
Ekaterinburg, Russia, e-mail: oshipits@usaaa.ru


The article presents a chronology of facts from the biography and principal activities of Alexander Nikolaevich Kuznetsov, a mining engineer, at Ural industrial enterprises. More specific attention is given to his role in the creation of unique industrial ensembles at Baranchinsky and Kushvinsky metal works, and at Nevyansk cement works. The study has shown that A. Kuznetsov made a diverse contribution to the creation of industrial ensembles at these enterprises. Whereas in the course of reconstruction of the Baranchinsky mill the industrial ensemble was finalized, construction of an open-hearth furnace at the Kushvinsky mill just indicated a direction of further development for the industrial ensemble. The industrial ensemble of Nevyansk cement works was constructed anew according to then current principles of industrial planning. As a result, the facts and events that took place in the life of Alexander N. Kuznetsov allowed us to demonstrate the major contribution that was made by this unordinary, talented and energetic person to the development of Ural industry as a whole and Ural industrial architecture in particular.

Key words: Ural industrial architecture, industrial enterprise, architectural ensemble, industrial ensemble, mining engineer А.N. Kuznetsov.


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Russian text of this article

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