Сборник докладов Конгресса российских профессионалов ландшафтной индустрии “Ландшафтная индустрия и сервис – новое качество жизни в городской среде”
The article discusses the concept of the creative city and its application in Russian cities. On the examples of Obvodny Kanal area and New Holland Island in St. Pe- tersburg the possible consequences of the creative spaces development are analyzed: social segregation, elitism and the increasing importance of the cultural consump- tion as a segregational practice.
In the article it is considered a multidimensional estimation method designed to evaluate projects in the cultural sphere of the city life. The method's dimensions are: city administration's resources, inhabitants' public opinion and informational means accessible to city's dwellers.