June 2018


«Architecton: proceedings of higher education» № 2(62) June 2018

Architectural critique

Knyazeva Anastasia A.

Master’s degree student, Subdepartment of Theory of Architecture and Professional Communications.  
Research supervisors: Senior Instructor A.V. Shvets, Instructor S.S. Zhuikov.
Ural State University of Architecture and Art,
Ekaterinburg, Russia, e-mail: anastasia.kniazewa@yandex.ru


The article presents a study of the basic features of apartment design. Analogues have been studied in three cities of Russia. Contradictions have been revealed between the tendencies of historical heritage conservation and introduction of modern architecture into it.

Key words: apartments, commercial real estate, modern architecture, historical environment


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Russian text of this article

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