Fundamentals of architectural composition. Section 2. Species compositions. (1979)

Documentary №52135, 2 parts, duration: 0:19:03
Production: Centrnauchfilm (CNF)
Director:Marjyamov M.
Screenwriters:Glazichev V.
Camera operators:Rudneva V.


Educational film with examples of architectural monuments in Moscow, Leningrad and Riga defines the concepts of species compositions.

Historical background:

It recommended by the Ministry of Higher and Secondary Special Education of the Soviet Union for use as a textbook in universities.

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Trees along the road (shooting from the car).

Birch Grove.

The roots of the trees.

Photos natural landscapes.

The walls of the cave.

1. Front composition.

Photos ancient monuments.

Leningrad, urban transport area.

EXAMPLE frontal composition in the subway.

Figure building.

Animation: the structure of the composition in the figure.

View of the building on the opposite side of the road.

Houses along the banks of canals (shooting from the water).

Fountains and buildings on the territory of Peterhof.

Map of the estate.


View of the estate from the gate.

Figure Admiralty.

Types of Admiralty and the surrounding buildings with water.

The street in front of the Admiralty.

Palace Square, Alexander Column.

The southern facade of the Winter Palace.

The angle of the building.

Portico of the New Hermitage, Atlanta.

Reflection in the water arches.

Arch with columns.

Church on a background of a multistory building.

City streets.

2. The bulk composition.


Driving on the road (shooting from the car).

High-rise building in the shape of a trefoil.

Detail of old building near the highway.

City streets, ancient and modern buildings.

The base of the rostral column.

Saint Isaac's Cathedral.

Details of the Cathedral of jewelry.

View of the dome of the cathedral (shooting from the water).

View of the river from the bridge.

Moscow skyscraper (fragments, views from different sides).

The plan of the fortress.

Animation: the contours of the composition on a black background.

Leningrad courtyard fortress walls and towers.

View of the fortress with water.

Locations: Moscow [820] Leningrad [848] Peterhof [950]

Seasons: Spring [825]

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Leningrad, fragments of the church building.

General view of the church.

Types of church from the trees.

Colonnade of the Kazan Cathedral.

General view of the cathedral from the Nevsky Prospekt.

3. Depth-spatial composition.


An example of deep-space composition in the city.

Examples of the subway stations of column type in Leningrad and Moscow.

The interiors of churches.

View of the park ensemble.

The fountain in front of the manor.

The plan of the estate.

Animation: towards the center of the composition on the plane on converging axes.

Examples of deep-space compositions in the streets of Leningrad.

Moscow, Kutuzov Avenue, the Arc de Triomphe (shooting from the car).

Movement to Kutuzovsky Prospekt.

Leningrad, a monument to Peter I. The ancient architectural ensembles.

Movement through the channels, embankments and bridges.

View from the arch of the Alexander Column.

The vaults arches.

4. Unity environment.

Grotesque plans drawings.

Structures in the territories of the old estates.

Leningrad, the view of the manor-Bezborodko Kushelev with water.

Fence with lions, views of the estate.

Moscow region, Museum-Estate Arkhangelskoye.

Leningrad, Catherine Palace (Great Tsarskoye Selo Palace).

Domes of the house church.

Rostral columns and building of the stock exchange (shooting with water views from different sides).

Movement along Nevsky Prospect (shooting from the car).

Anichkov Bridge.

Monument to Catherine II. Kazan Cathedral.

The city streets and buildings, the movement of vehicles.

Locations: Moscow [820] Moscow region [788] Leningrad [848] Leningrad region [785]

Seasons: Spring [825]

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