№1(61)
March 2018
ISSN
1990-4126

Russian

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

History of architecture


Meerovich Mark G.

DSc (History), DSc (Architecture),
Professor, Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Architecture and Civil Engineering,
Corresponding Member of the International Academy of Architecture.
Irkutsk State Technical University,
Irkutsk, Russia, e-mail: memark@inbox.ru

FORCED CHANGE IN THE DIRECTION OF CREATIVITY IN SOVIETN ARCHITECTURE IN THE MID-1950s


Considering the Resolution of the CPSU Central Committee and the USSR Council of Ministers dated 4 November 1955 No. 1871 «On Elimination of Excesses in Design and Construction» the author reveals the mechanism used by the authorities for forcing the architectural community to modify the direction of creativity in Soviet architecture in accordance with the challenges of establishing an industry of mass conveyor-type planning and prefab-panel housing construction during Khrushchev’s housing reform and considers related typological problems of prefab housing.

Key words: Khruschev's housing reform, prefab-panel housing construction



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