December 2017


«Architecton: proceedings of higher education» № 48 December 2014

History of architecture

Dukhanov Sergey S.

PhD (Architecture), Associate Professor.
Novosibirsk State University of Architecture, Design and Arts,
Novosibirsk, Russia, e-mail: ssd613@ngs.ru


The article examines the effect of the war period on the development of design and planning work in Western Siberia. On the one hand, the central design and planning organizations were evacuated from Moscow and Leningrad to Siberia, and these concentrated major design and planning commissions in their hands, including urban master plan development projects. On the other hand, the local planning organizations were actually disbanded. The administrative division of Western Siberia in the early 1940s placed them outside of the new administrative structure. Having no «master», their departments and professionals became a reserve of human resources for the design departments of evacuated factories and institutions. After re-evacuation, the central institutions continued working on the master plans of the major Western Siberian cities. After the war, only minor design organizations survived in Siberia, which were unable to support the implementation of the master plans with a required number of detailed planning projects.

Key words: planning and design organisations, urban planning in Western Siberia


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Russian text of this article

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