The Trading Axis in Irkutsk Downtown


The article reveals a linear concentration of the trading function in the historical center of Irkutsk. It features historical prerequisites and continuation of the tradition in the post-Soviet period, given the conversion of plants and factories. The article analyses the current state and prospects of modernization of the trading axis with its transformation into a modern public space.

Author Biography

Elena Grigoryeva

honored architect of the RF, corresponding member of the RAACS, vice president of the Union of Architects of Russia

How to Cite
GRIGORYEVA, Elena. The Trading Axis in Irkutsk Downtown. project baikal, Russian Federation, n. 46, p. 76-81, dec. 2015. ISSN 2309-3072. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 12 dec. 2019. doi:


city environment; design code; linear center; pedestrian street