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Greenhouse complexes for production purposesin Saint-Petersburg in the XIX century








The article considers the factors that influenced the change in the functional purpose of architectural objects of botanical gardening and the development of commercial activities in the field of vegetable, fruit, and flower growing in the XIX century. On the example of several botanical gardening units located in different parts of Saint-Petersburg, the formation of greenhouse complexes for production purposes is considered. The article submits the results of analysis of the land plots’ characteristics, the location of greenhouse facilities on the plots and their relationship with other complex facilities, the architectural and constructive solution of the land plots and the building materials used, as well as the influence of the greenhouse facilities on the formation and changing of the city architectural appearance.


Belousova O. A. Saint Petersburg State University of Architecture and Civil Engineering

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