Polovtcev I. N., Titov G. V.

ТНЕ ROLE OF POST-MODERNISM IN ТНЕ PRESERV А TION OF SAINT-PETERSBURG'S HISTORICAL CENTER

The article raises the proЫem of preserving the historical center of St. Petersburg, where landscapes are under protection of UNESCO. At the moment many architects in order to assert themselves are trying to place their buildings in the historical center of the city, while they differ from general context of urban buildings. Authors be­lieve that the method of arrangement of new objects in historical center has to Ье deliber­ate. One of the ways to solve the proЫem of saving historic centers is to use the postmod­em approaches.

Keywords: architecture, downtown, historicism, monuments ofhistory and culture, postmodemism, urban en­vironment, urbanism, архитектура, городская среда, историзм, памятники истории и культуры, постмодернизм, урбанизм, центр го­рода