From “Green Building” to Architecture Integrated with Nature: Place Preservation Principle

  • Victor Logvinov UAR; RAACS; IAAM; “Architectural Center”


The article continues the theme of integrating architecture and nature started in the previous issue (PB49). The place preservation principle is defined, and the history of formation and the contemporary state of ideas, practices and concepts based on this principle are presented. The article reviews the international and national experience of using this principle. It analyses the conceptual projects of a new type of housing based on the biocenosis regeneration principle.


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How to Cite
LOGVINOV, Victor. From “Green Building” to Architecture Integrated with Nature: Place Preservation Principle. project baikal, Russian Federation, n. 50, p. 52-59, nov. 2016. ISSN 2309-3072. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 01 june 2020. doi:


integration with nature; place preservation; houses on supports; tree houses; horizontal skyscraper; the city of hanging villas; waterfront