The Ilimsky Ostrog in the Taltsy Museum of Wooden Architecture near Irkutsk

  • Nikolai Kradin

Abstract

Based on archive and field studies of the remained fragments of the fort (Spasskaya gate tower and a chapel), the article considers an attempt to restore its plan structure and different objects: a shopping arcade, a writ hut, a complex of the tsar’s military governor’s yard, a tower, and salt and sable storehouses. With the help of field studies, measurements and photofixation we have revealed compositional, planning and design features of the fort (ostrog) and its structures.

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Author Biography

Nikolai Kradin

Doctor of Architecture, corresponding member of the RAASN, professor of the Department of Architecture and Urban Studies of Pacific Ocean State University (Khabarovsk)

How to Cite
KRADIN, Nikolai. The Ilimsky Ostrog in the Taltsy Museum of Wooden Architecture near Irkutsk. project baikal, Russian Federation, n. 37-38, p. 44-53, sep. 2013. ISSN 2309-3072. Available at: <http://www.projectbaikal.com/index.php/pb/article/view/569>. Date accessed: 19 oct. 2018. doi: https://doi.org/10.7480/projectbaikal.37-38.569.

Keywords

Taltsy Museum; shopping arcade; salt and sable storehouses; military governor’s yard; writ hut; structural elements; cutting of corners

Published
2013-09-09