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From a communal flat to a penthouse apartment. Russian housing culture

#Panel discussion
MUF 2019
04 July
17:15–18:15
Hall
Perceptions of housing in Russia changed along with the economic and political situation, leaving its mark on culture. Revolutionary and pre-war years were the time of compression, constructivist experiments, communal living. Khrushchev's Thaw, in addition to, or in conjunction with the general uplifting atmosphere was marked by a large-scale project to resettle people in compact, but their own, private apartments. The post-Soviet man began to reach his dream of fairytale castles, houses with turrets, beautiful and, in his opinion, western-like life.

  • How has the perception of housing and living environment changed in Russia?
  • What kind of culture did the daily life of residents form over the past hundred years?
  • How does Russia define ideal housing today? What do residents expect from housing?
  • What social and cultural characteristics determine the ideal housing concept?

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