Wilson Center Experts

Nikita I. Maslennikov

Short-Term Grant
Kennan Institute

Russia and Eurasia
Director, State Architectural Institute
Wilson Center Project(s):
The Russian City Through the Eyes of an American
Aug 01, 1995
Sep 01, 1995

Project Summary

Discussion of unified standards for architects and planners in the creation of new urban standards, as contrasted and conditioned by the effects on real life by the economic drain of such sociological experiments. Discusses housing conditions and elite/realist stardards for housing that represent and create the ideology of urban development. Looks at the ways that social and economic processes in socialist cities and elsewhere relate to one another.