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Research article, 2015

Garden restoration in Russia - St Petersburg Summer Garden as a case study

Ignatieva, Maria


Since the Great Patriotic War (1941-1945) Russia has developed a very strong scientific school of restoration and reconstruction of historic gardens. This paper discusses the main concept and principles of this garden restoration school, called the St. Petersburg Garden Restoration School, using the case study of the Summer Garden, the oldest garden in St. Petersburg.


garden history, garden restorarion and conservation

Published in

Bulletin för trädgårdshistorisk forskning
2015, number: 28, pages: 8-11

Authors' information

Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Department of Urban and Rural Development

UKÄ Subject classification

Landscape Architecture

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