March 2018


«Architecton: proceedings of higher education» № 1(61) March 2018

Theory of architecture

Korotich Andrey V.

Doctor of Architecture,
Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Architecture and Civil Engineering,
Professor of the International Academy of Architecture, Honored Inventor of Russia.
Head of Architectural Shape-forming science research Laboratory of Ural Branch UralNIIproject of Central Science Researches and Projects Institute of Russian Federation Building Construction Ministry
Ekaterinburg, Russia, e-mail: avk-57@uniip.ru


The article outlines some of the topical aspects of composition art-based development of modern-day tall buildings. Five basic paradigms/concepts of morphological form generation in high-rise architecture are shown in various regions of the world. The most important principles underlying the arrangement of each group of tall buildings within each paradigm are described. Examples of tall buildings from each of the paradigms are given. The basic stylistic directions in modern-day architecture included into each of the paradigms are shown.

Key words: form-creativity paradigm, concepts of morphological form generation, tall buildings, architectural form, city-planning


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Russian text of this article

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