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Typology of settlements on the borderlands between Russia and China
Ordynskaya Yuliya

Senior Educator, the department of Design of Architectural Environment, Pacific National University

680035, Russia, Khabarovsk, Tikhookeanskaya Street 138
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The object of this research is the localities on the borderlands between Russia and China. The historical and contemporary analysis of the development of borderline urban layouts demonstrated that any city-planning objects strives to expand its territory to achieve its potential. The disruption of localization, closeness of urban localities in the borderlands leads to formation of the phenomenon of condominium territory. The study considers the historical traditions, modern trends and peculiarities in city-forming and resettlement of the borderline territory of two countries. The factor analysis and systemic approach are applied in the course of this work. The scientific novelty consist in the following:  in order to determine the possible vectors of future development of urban layouts of the various hierarchical level, the author conducts their systematization by the characteristic typological groups; this will allow determining the vectors in development of each group.

Keywords: territory, typology, development, settlement, border, agglomeration, the settlement system, the area, the city, location



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