Album “Wooden Architecture of Karelia” – the winner of the All-Russian competition

The Institute of Forestry, Mining and Construction Sciences of PetrSU took part in the IV All-Russian Festival “Architectural Heritage 2021” in Kaliningrad.
Kaliningrad hosted the IV All-Russian Festival “Architectural Heritage 2021”, the founder and organizer of which is the Union of Architects of Russia.

The “Architectural Heritage” festival is held once a year at sites of architectural monuments in different cities of Russia with the support of the Ministry of Culture of Russia, the Government of Moscow and the Committee for Architecture and Urban Planning of the city of Moscow.

The Republic of Karelia sent applications for the review competition “The best printed edition about the architectural heritage” (the best album about the architectural heritage), the winner of which was the album “Wooden architecture of Karelia” (authors I.E. Grishina, E.E. Itsikson, V. T. Kiryanova, T.I. Vakhrameeva).

The album was awarded a gold diploma “For contribution to education and propaganda of heritage”.

Deputy Director of the Research Institute of Historical and Theoretical Problems of Folk Architecture (NIINaZ) of PetrSU Irina Evgenievna Grishina is a participant in the development of the concept of the album and the author of a section on the traditional wooden architecture of Karelia, including its general characteristics and features of the heritage of Russians, Karelians and Vepsians in their historical ethnolocal territories and in historical settlements. The photo archive of NIINaZ PetrSU presented a part of the photos to illustrate the album.


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