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Architectural Imagery of Forms and Utility

Architectural imagery of forms in the Russian traditional architecture of towers and tower chambers may hypothetically contribute to increasing the useful volumes of rooms in the structural volumes of high-rise buildings (public, mixed-use) and high-rise complexes (grouped structural volumes of two or more buildings one of which is a high-rise building) 1. (For reference 1: Federal Law No. 190-FZ dated December 2004 “Town-Planning Code of the Russian Federation”, Sets of Rules: “High-Rise Buildings and Complexes. Rules of Design” SP 267.1325800.2016; “Utility Systems of High-Rise Buildings” SP 253.1325800.2016; “High-Rise Buildings and Complexes. Rules of Operation” SP 394.1325800.2018; Paragraph А.1.1, Appendix А (Normative) “Rules of Determining the Area of the Building and Its Rooms, Building Area, Number of Storeys and Structural Volume” SP 54.13330.2016 “Multi-Apartment Residential Buildings”.) It is axiomatic that usability is improved by increasing the useful volumes of rooms with unbuilt and replanned interiors having mobile transformable partition walls, floors, ceilings, and reorganized utility systems, along with optimized structural volumes of bearing and enclosing structures including integrated utility systems and vertical transportation cores [1, 2, 3, 4]. 

The utility of permanent facility architecture as a general category is predetermined by secure and durable consumer properties over the lifecycles (from survey and design to demolition) at a sustainable usability growth rate. The general nature of architecture utility is socially determined  for all users, visitors and observers (direct in visual terms or indirect by information sources), for state and municipal authorities and governing bodies, design and construction developers (investors, builders), realtors, owners of buildings and individual spaces in them, maintenance organizations. Durability is determined by the physically secured usability and morally stable user appreciation of a qualitative relationship between such categories as the aesthetics of beauty in the architectural imagery of forms and the utility effectiveness of increasing useful space volumes [1, 4]. 

The principle and method of “historicism in architecture” [5] consists in eclectic approach, i.e. the architectural and artistic choice of stylized design reasonable as related to construction sites.

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strelka Text by Alexey Kryukov, Architect, PhD in Architecture