Heritage of Centuries | 2019 | No. 1 (17) | Vitaliy Bonbar


To the Characteristics
of the Cultural Landscape of Krasnodar:
the Evolution of the Planning Structure
of the Historic Centre


© Vitaly V. Bondar

Cand. Sci. (National History), Head, Department
for the Study of Cultural Heritage and Expert Activities,
Southern Branch of the Russian Research Institute
for Cultural and Natural Heritage


UDC 719:711(470.62-25)

Аbstract: The article is based on the results of the analysis of cartographic sources reconstruction of the processes of formation of the compositional basis of the modern cultural landscape of the historical center of Ekaterinodar-Krasnodar since the inception of the city to the present time. The chronicle of planning evolution is accompanied by the characteristic of the main stages of territorial growth and transformations of the initial regular orthogonal grid of the historical core of the city and the surrounding residential part of the local areas. It is concluded that the formation of the planning structure of Krasnodar within the survey area was generally completed in the late 1930s – 1941. In the future, the folded composition was subjected to only minor transformations. At present, the planning composition of the historical core of Krasnodar and the local planning structures of a number of adjacent territories retain their significance as the basis of the historical cultural landscape and the spatial organization of the central part of the city and serve as essential components of its true historical and urban planning environment. The results of the research are one of the grounds for establishing the subject of protection of the historical settlement of the city of Krasnodar in accordance with the current legislation.

Keywords: Ekaterinodar, Krasnodar, Karasunsky Kut, city, historical center, regular orthogonal planning, compositional axis, cultural landscape, historical settlement.

Funding: This article was prepared as part of the state assignment by Southern Branch of the Russian Research Institute of Cultural and Natural Heritage, research theme 1.34 “Cultural Landscapes of Historical Settlements of the North-Western Caucasus”.

Article information: Received on February 05, 2019, signed by the print, volume 1 / 2019 on March 27, 2019, published on March 28, 2019.

Full bibliographic reference to the article: Bondar, V. V., K kharakteristike kulʹturnogo landshafta Krasnodara: ehvolyutsiya planirovochnoy struktury istoricheskogo tsentra goroda [To the Characteristics of the Cultural Landscape of Krasnodar: the Evolution of the Planning Structure of the Historic Centre], Nasledie vekov, 2019, no. 1, pp. 103–111. http://heritage-magazine.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/2019_1_Bondar.pdf. Accessed Month DD, YYYY.



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