E3S Web Conf.
Volume 33, 2018High-Rise Construction 2017 (HRC 2017)
|Number of page(s)||18|
|Section||1 Architecture and Urban Planning|
|Published online||06 March 2018|
The architecture and artistic features of high-rise buildings in USSR and the United States of America during the first half of the twentieth century
Saint Petersburg State University of Architecture and Civil Engineering, Vtoraya Krasnoarmeiskaya str. 4, St. Petersburg, 190005, Russia
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Skyscraper is a significant architectural structure in the world's largest cities. The appearance of a skyscraper in the city's architectural composition enhances its status, introduces dynamics into the shape of the city, modernizes the existing environment. Its architectural structure which can have both expressive triumphal forms and ascetic ones. For a deep understanding of the architecture of high-rise buildings must be considered by several criteria. Various approaches can be found in the competitive development of high-rise buildings in Moscow and the US cities in the middle of the twentieth century In this article we will consider how and on the basis of what the architectural decisions of high-rise buildings were formed.
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