December 2017


«Architecton: proceedings of higher education» № 51 September 2015

Theory of architecture

Zhuikov Stanislav S.

PhD student. 
Research supervisor: Professor L.P. Kholodova, Doctor of Architecture,
Ural State Academy of Architecture and Arts,
Ekaterinburg, Russia, e-mail: archglosty@gmail.com   


The article describes the process of theoretical construction of an original synergetic structural and functional model of architecture as part of culture. The aim of the study is to identify elements and connections of the architectural and universal evolutional mechanisms in it. The modelling is realized by using the synergetic and systems approach (V. G. Budanov), based of M. S. Kagan’s concept of the systemic structure of culture. The result of the study is an original synergetic model of architecture. The model consists of seven hierarchical levels which interact with each other and render architecture as part of material, intellectual and artistic culture.

Key words: architectural system, synergetic model, material culture, artistic culture


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Russian text of this article

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