The dialectic of the built environment: the making of an imperial city

Jonathan Charley

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review


Jonathan Charley's dissertation The dialectic of the built environment is an exploration of theoretical and historical questions concerning the social character of labour and space, within the spatial and temporal coordinates of Russia and Moscow from the end of the eighteenth century to the early 1990s. This is a reproduction of a part of chapter 3, The making of an imperial city
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)19-37
Number of pages18
JournalJournal of Architecture
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Mar 1996


  • dialectic
  • built environment
  • imperial city
  • social character
  • labour and space

Cite this