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4(41) 2017


Scenario-based Design of the Built Environment

Authors A. Krasheninnikov, Moscow Institute of Architecture (State Academy), Moscow, Russia
AbstractThis work continues a serious of publications on Cognitive Urbanism as a new platform of knowledge that integrates research and design of architectural space in built environment. Scenario-based architectural design is part of the broader mainstream of - "project forecasting", which is based on the algorithm of replaying alternative strategies of socio-cultural adaptation for the forecasting situations. Of course, the success of the socio-cultural development of the urban environment depends not only on advanced urban planning and design, but, most of all, on the harmony of self-organization and formal management in local level of urban governance. The scenario-based design of public space is considered in the following sequence: - forecasting, -programming, -design of the architectural space simultaneously on several levels of the urban fabric: -micro, - mezzo, -macro-spaces. This article is part of the book "Cognitive Urbanizm", which is being prepared for publication in 2018. The article defines a number of public spaces and innovative ideas about the structure of the urban environment. Terms that have a special interpretation within the framework of cognitive urbanzm are indicated in italics
Keywords: cognitive urbanism, public spaces, built environment, urban design, scenario-based design, architectural space
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Krasheninnikov A. Scenario-Based Design of the Built Environment. Architecture and Modern Information Technologies, 2017, no.4(41), pp. 242-256. Available at: