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Infill Development of Cities: Foreign and Russian Experience

Author: Evelina V. Peshina, Dr. Sc. (Ec.), Prof., Head of State & Municipal Finances Dept.; Aleksandr V. Ryzhenkov, applicant for Candidate degree of State & Municipal Finances Dept.

Abstract: Summary. The paper compares and contrasts foreign and Russian experience of infill development of the cities: in Russia this means infill construction which is seen definitely negatively whereas abroad it is an integral part of the so called “smart growth”. The article formulates basic propositions on changing infill development systematization in the Russian Federation.

Key words: infill development; the city filling; infill construction; infill project.