Modern features of the development of a comfortable urban space in small towns of the Kaliningrad region
... funds could be seen as an effective tool in the context of a local budget deficit. To date, improving the quality of urban spaces has been possible due to participation in the all-Russian competition for the best projects for creating a comfortable urban environment, which has been held since 2018. Having accumulated competencies in working on competitive project applications, and participating in numerous cross-border cooperation programs, Kaliningrad group actively and very effectively join in ...
The geographical image of Kaliningrad and its branding policy (the case of a sociological survey of the city residents)
... results indicate that the popular image of the city is not fully consistent with its development strategy. The findings brought a number of recommendations to promote the image strategy of Kaliningrad.
Emelyanova L. L., Radevich E. G.
city, urban environment, urban planning, image, brand, urban marketing, cultural geography
Visual text of medieval Vladimir: the analysis of the dominant image of cathedral exteriors
... aims to use the example of Vladimir during the reign of Andrei Bogolyubsky and Vsevolod III to substantiate the city-forming significance of exterior sculptural programs as a visual text that encodes the key parameters of the semantic organisation of urban environment. Hermeneutic presuppositions and initial cultural conditions for such an analysis are formulated. Based on the visual semiotics of Umberto Eco, it is shown that the external temple decoration of Vladimir acts both as an aesthetic object and ...
Typology of small towns in the western borderland regions of Russia
... showed that only 10 % of small cities in the Western borderlands can be classified as relatively prosperous, in which over the past 10 years the population has grown (or decreased, but the rate of decline was below the average regional values), and urban environment in the cities has enabled to classify them as favorable.
Gumenyuk L. G.
small town, Western borderlands of Russia, geostrategic region, quality of the urban environment, development strategy
Accumulation of trace elements in the leaves of Quercus robur L. and Quercus rubra L. in urban environment
Koroleva Yu.V., Petrova N.G., Mandrik V.A., Ananyan A.S.
trace elements, phytoindication, urban environment, metals accumulation, green planting