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Traditions and factors of the St. Petersburg region that determine the trends of modern restoration practice at reconstruction of architectural monuments








This study examines the currently used approaches and methods of restoration work on the monuments of architecture, which have been established during the historical period of St. Petersburg existence and which are used in the daily practice of restoration activities, characteristic for the St. Petersburg region, its traditions, culture and mentality. The role of the Leningrad school of restorers in the modern restoration practice and its influence on the main aspects of the St. Petersburg strategy of cultural heritage preservation has been estimated. A number of regional factors have been identified as the basis for the restoration of architectural monuments, taking into account deep historical and cultural traditions, natural and climatic features, and socio-demographic characteristics.


Chainikova O. O. Saint Petersburg State University of Architecture and Civil Engineering St. Petersburg, Russia

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