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3(40) 2017


D. Lisaia, South China University of Technology, Guangzhou, China


The article describes an investigation of the development of the Russian scientific cities from the 1930s to the present time. The main trends of the urban design and the construction of Soviet science cities were analyzed to identify their special features. In the final part of the article, the Masterplan concept of the Skolkovo Innovation Center was studied and a comparative analysis with Soviet scientific cities was carried out.

Keywords: science city, Skolkovo Innovation City (Skolkovo IC), urban design concept
article Article (RUS)

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For citation

Lisaia D. Russian Science Cities: History of the Development from Scientific Settlements to the Skolkovo Innovation Center. Architecture and Modern Information Technologies, 2017, no.3(40), pp. 178-199. Available at: