Review article

Vasilievsky Island canals as the first step to Russian regular urban planning

UDC: 

711.01/.09

DOI: 

10.23968/1999-5571-2019-16-5-27-32

Pages: 

27-32

Annotation: 

The article discusses the issue of coordination of architectural and urban planning and engineering aspects on the example of Vasilievsky Island development. The close cooperation of Peter I and architect D. Trezzini in solving key issues of urban development is noted. It is emphasized that the formation of the urban organism of St. Petersburg brought to the domestic architectural and construction business a lot of innovations, including orthogonal schemes of planning. The decision on the engineering preparation of the territory with laying of the rectangular system of drainage channels was implemented in the absence of an architectural concept and became a compositional basis for regular urban development.

Authors: 

Kondrat'eva L. N. Saint Petersburg State University of Architecture and Civil Engineering

Novokhodskaya N. S. Saint Petersburg State University of Architecture and Civil Engineering

Mangushev R. A. Saint Petersburg State University of Architecture and Civil Engineering

Datciuk T. A. Saint Petersburg State University of Architecture and Civil Engineering

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