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Title The Far Eastern Garden-Cities at the Beginning of the 20th century: Dalniy, Port-Arthur, Harbin.
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About author Korchagina, Olga Alexandrovna — scientific officer of exhibition department. Schusev State Museum of Architecture, Vozdvizhenka St., 5/25, 119019 Moscow, Russian Federation.
In the section Russian Art of the 20th Century and Contemporary Art DOI10.18688/aa166-9-72
Year 2016 Volume 6 Pages 668675
Type of article RAR Index UDK 911.375.3:711.417 Index BBK 85.11

The study aims to highlight the issue of history of the urban movement called “Garden-cities” in Russia. The objective was to prove the existence of the ties between the British social and urban development trends, which were registered in the book by E. Howard Tomorrow. Peaceful Path to Real Reform in 1898, and the simultaneous construction of cities on outer reaches of the Russian Empire.

In contrast with the views of previous researchers, the author suggests the direct impact on the planning of the Far Eastern cities (Dal’nii, Port Arthur, Harbin). In these projects, alumni of Saint-Petersburg higher education institutions took into account the most important components of comfortable urban environment. There were the existing geographical position, the relevance between plan and relief, specifics and needs of a future city, and European latest town-planning ideas. The role of a mediator in the dialogue with the former played the popular “Zodchii” publishing house, the members of which in the 1890–1900s were all the authors.

Reference Olga Korchagina. The Far Eastern Garden-Cities at the Beginning of the 20th century: Dalniy, Port-Arthur, Harbin.. Actual Problems of Theory and History of Art: Collection of articles. Vol. 6. Eds: Anna V. Zakharova, Svetlana V. Maltseva, Ekaterina Yu. Stanyukovich-Denisova. St. Petersburg, NP-Print Publ., 2016, pp. 668–675. ISSN 2312-2129.
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