Designing Cultural Facilities in the Historical Environment

  • Alexander Anisimov RAACS; IAAM; Scientific Research Institute of the Theory and History of Architecture and Urban Planning; All-Russian State Institute of Cinematography
Keywords: combination; new buildings; historic environment; compositional issues; preservation; amicable decision; breach; contrast; technology; diversity


The article describes different international examples of how new public buildings were inserted into a historic urban environment. It highlights social and professional challenges in the context of high complexity of modern building technologies used for theatres and museums. The article is focused on design and construction practices in big Russian cities.

How to Cite
Anisimov, A. (2019). Designing Cultural Facilities in the Historical Environment. Project Baikal, 16(61), 132-139. Retrieved from