E3S Web Conf.
Volume 33, 2018High-Rise Construction 2017 (HRC 2017)
|Number of page(s)||12|
|Section||1 Architecture and Urban Planning|
|Published online||06 March 2018|
Three centuries of multi-storied St. Petersburg
Saint Petersburg State University of Architecture and Civil Engineering (SPSUACE), 2-nd Krasnoarmeiskaya St. 4, 190005, St. Petersburg, Russia
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The article is devoted to assessment of the role of high-rise buildings in the St. Petersburg historic city’s ensemble. Features of formation of city architectural look, the conditions of city typical silhouette’s appearance which is characterized by the contrast of a small number of high-rise structures with a low horizontal mass building are observed. The consequences of the emergence of a significant number of great height buildings, the silhouette of which conflicts with the traditional St. Petersburg landscape’s compositional principles, are analyzed. The economic reasons of high-rise construction of residential and office buildings are given. The conclusions about the prospects of St. Petersburg high-rise construction in the light of city-building and economic factors are made.
© The Authors, published by EDP Sciences, 2018
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