Science – Future of Lithuania / Mokslas – Lietuvos Ateitis, Vol 7, No 1 (2015)

Types of Planning Structures of Small Historic Towns of Ukraine

Ievgeniia Zapunna (Urban Development, National Aviation University, Ukraine)


The present article exhibits the results of systematic analysis on structure and planning of fragments of urban environment. The results have been obtained by looking into the prerequisites of formation of urban environment, specifically the impact of the Magdeburg Rights on urban culture. The study covers the small towns in Ukraine, which retained their historical background to a greater extent. 70 towns in Ukraine that had the Magdeburg Law have been analyzed and their historic, architectural and planning capacity investigated. The most valuable urban fragments have been classified in accordance with a number of criteria, such as the form of the plan, planning composition, etc. Based on the conducted analysis the author presents further generalized proposals for comprehensive development of historical and architectural heritage within the socio-cultural and tourism infrastructure of the Ukrainian towns.

Article in: English

Article published: 2015-05-06

Keyword(s): urban development; planning structure; towns of Magdeburg law; typology; historical nucleus; historical and cultural heritage.

DOI: 10.3846/mla.2015.706

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Science – Future of Lithuania / Mokslas – Lietuvos Ateitis ISSN 2029-2341, eISSN 2029-2252
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