Культурный каркас Тюменской области как пример нового методического подхода к сохранению и использованию культурного наследия региона
Cultural heritage is considered a special resource that can play an important role in the economic development of the country and its certain regions. The Russian cultural heritage use is insufficient and inefficient, which demonstrates the need to develop new strategic approaches to realizing this important potential of the country. The concept of forming a cultural framework, that can become the organizational and economic basis for the use of heritage is proposed on the example of the Tyumen region. The framework is being constructed on the interaction of cultural potential of both historical towns and small rural settlements. The article presents regional framework formation principles, framework centers and hubs of various hierarchy structure, and specific proposals on cultural and tourist functions of individual historical settlements and territories. The planned strategy will contribute to the rational use of cultural heritage, the integration of cultural heritage into modern economic reality, the transformation of this resource into a kind of driver of social and economic development of small historical towns and historical rural settlements. Methodological approaches and principles laid down in the strategy of the cultural framework of the Tyumen region, can be adopted in other regions of the country.