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According to an expert sea space is better opposed to by high-rise architecture rather than horizontal architecture

Regnum.ru (Information Agency)

01.02.2012

According to an expert sea space is better opposed to by high-rise architecture rather than horizontal architecture
According to Scientific Officer of the Russian Institute of the Art History Mr. Ivan Sablin, the high-rise construction in seaside cities does not only reflect their function of the hubs of business activity”. It is included in Mr. Sablin’s report delivered to the public of Saint Petersburg January 31, 2012.

Mr Sablin thinks that “the city located at the sea by its existence symbolizes the confrontation of man and the marine elements. They tried to implement this idea as early as 1960-70s, but because of some hindrances the Soviet-epoch skyscrapers were never built on the coast of the Gulf of Finland. Nowadays the situation has been changed and the project of the first Petersburg-based skyscraper Lakhta Center has all the chances to be put in practice”.

In the expert’s opinion among other large projects being implemented at present on the cost of the Gulf of Finland in Petersburg Lakhta Center can become a new front façade of the city.



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