Ironical Excursus

  • Elena Bagina Institute of Construction of Ural Federal University named after B. N. Yeltsin


In the late 19th – early 21st centuries architecture experienced revolutionary changes. Professional paradigms changed several times. Inside those paradigms, there was a formation of different comprehensions of goals and tasks of architecture, of necessary professional knowledge and skills, and of a new framework of categories and concepts. The vision of an architectural form changed correspondingly. The nature of a professional also changed.
How to Cite
BAGINA, Elena. Ironical Excursus. project baikal, Russian Federation, n. 53, p. 58-61, sep. 2017. ISSN 2309-3072. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 04 apr. 2020. doi:


professional consciousness; professional knowledge and skills; revolutionary shift in architectural paradigms of the 20th-21st centuries; avant-garde; Stalin’s Empire; Soviet Modernism; Post-Modernism