Large-block construction in Leningrad

Arhitektor01 Chaika and Konstantin Khalturin

The problem of large-block construction is part of a larger problem sheathe the industrialization of mass construction. Progressiveness large-block construction lies in the fact that it is in its idea is a kind of factory construction.

The difference between the large-block houses and houses large-panel, which emerged in the development of these two branches of the factory housing, is that the main walls of large blocks of uniform and blocks in the walls of all the functions of the wall material in the houses as with panel and frame-and-panel walls certain elements of the walls

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COMING AND GOING

THREE LONDON HOUSING ESTATES THAT ONCE EMBODIED THE COMMUNITY-ORIENTATED MODERNIST VALUES ARE BEING DEMOLISHED TO MAKE WAY FOR NEW IDEALS. WE TAKE A LOOK AT WHAT ONCE WAS AND WHAT WILL BE

KIDBROOKE: FERRIER ESTATE

CONSTRUCTION: 1967-72

ORIGINAL ARCHITECT: GREATER LONDON

COUNCIL’S ARCHITECTS DEPARTMENT

The 1,900 homes in 11 12-storey concrete blocks of the original Ferrier Estate in Kidbrooke, Greenwich are making way for a new development that will rebrand the area as Kidbrooke Village. Greenwich Council put the regeneration out to tender in 2001 and signed up developer Berkeley in 2007 alongside Southern Housing as the project’s affordable

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To a new upsurge SOVIET BUILDING INDUSTRY

B. PUnGMLN Doctor of Technical Sciences

In the Soviet Union the first prefabricated concrete structures are widely used in the first five years. They have been successfully used in the construction of a number of major industrial projects: State Bearing Plant named after LM Kaganovich and tool factory in Moscow, car assembly plant. Uralvagon-system and many other businesses. The precast concrete built some multi-storey industrial buildings, such as a three-storey production building factory «instrument» in Moscow, four-storeyed building of the Chelyabinsk Tractor Plant.

However, in subsequent years, especially after the war. the proportion of precast concrete in the construction of

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Lukashenko: Energy from a purely economic issue turned into a political

"Unfortunately, the energy of a purely economic issue turned into a political issue, a factor that determines the base interactionrelations between States and the entire municipal associations. Western countries are already discussions are necessary to introduce additional control regime for transactions with energy facilities in order to obtain the ability to block them if they threaten national security, "- said Alexander Lukashenko at a meeting on the preparation of building a nuclear plant in Belarus.Preparation for construction of nuclear power plants should be completed in 2008.• What utter Gorbachev on NPP construction in Belarus?, 13.09.2007 • Belarusian nuclear power plant

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What utter Gorbachev on NPP construction in Belarus?

The main argument in the construction of nuclear power plants intrigued municipal bureaucrats called lowering the cost of electricity to Belarus on 25-30%.Opponents of the idea of building in Belarus such energy facility refer to the experience of the Chernobyl tragedy, when instead of the expected savings accounts to pay the bills for decades. Or care Belarusian NPP first president of the USSR?One of the founders of the international environmental organization "Greenish cross" first 1990 became the first and last Soviet president Mikhail Gorbachev.Members of the organization registered in Switzerland — three 10-ka government departments "greenish cross" on Worldwide, that

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Belarusian nuclear power plant can bring to the EU?

Deputy chairman of the State Academy of Vladimir Timoshpolskiy said that in the midst of promising sites for construction of the Belarusian nuclear power plant are seen not two, as stated not so long ago, but three.Also not mentioned once and Krasnopolyanskaya Kukshinovskoy in Mogilev, kept stashed in the Grodno region on the border with Lithuania. A.Voytovich: "I’m amazed" weightiness "arguments"Bureaucrat did not rule out that the issue of the final site selection may be not only geological component (ground for the construction of such facility in Belarus very Myagenkaya that significantly affect the price system works), and political.As expressed

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In the electric newspaper — lists of banned officials Grodno

One of the earlier publications, "Vedomosti" of the authorities concerned. Lenin district prosecutor’s office inspects Grodno, caused by days of Ivan Roman, what works for media-independent. Fact, that adjoins the prosecutor’s office building long standing carelessly, previously it was October the police department. Policemen moved, leaving a lot of office materials. The last section is not even guarded, photos positioned there "Vedomosti" in the last issue.The newspaper also writes about the construction of future hydropower plant on the Neman. Put under the swing of it must Editorial believes that the construction will cost 88 millions of dollars and pay off

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Construction of an Orthodox church in Mogilev citadel stopped

To restore the building of the temple-monument more June 19 Igor Marzaliuk was an act of winding up of the cultural layer. Under the act was signed by the director of the Museum of History of Mogilev and chief special management culture Mogilev city executive committee.The document was sent to the management of protection of cultural and historical heritage of Belarus. She forwarded it to the General Prosecutor. In addition, she claimed from the customer, the Orthodox parish holy royal martyrs and saints of the XX century, immediately finish the construction.Says Igor Marzaliuk:"They should had to complete all kinds of

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No need for nuclear energy

Shukalava Larisa, Mogilev, "Oh sore dilemma. Question of energy is acute in our country. Everyone knows that the government has decided to build nuclear power plants and such makarom solve the problem of long-standing. But funds for such construction is not, in other words the removal of privileges with people of Belarus indicates a lack of money. Apart from this plan to build a nuclear plant in 2-3 years makes me think of this as the future of construction. In various countries such construction takes 10-12 or even 15 years. If "shock" is possible repetition rate of the Chernobyl disaster.

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Up to freedom: No need for nuclear energy

Shukalava Larisa, Mogilev, "Oh sore dilemma. Question of energy is acute in our country. Everyone knows that the government has decided to build nuclear power plants and such makarom solve the problem of long-standing. But funds for such construction is not, in other words the removal of privileges with people of Belarus indicates a lack of money. Apart from this plan to build a nuclear plant in 2-3 years makes me think of this as the future of construction. In various countries such construction takes 10-12 or even 15 years. If "shock" is possible repetition rate of the Chernobyl disaster.

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