INDUSTRIAL ARCHITECTURE, architecture of plants, factories and other buildings for production purposes. To the field of industrial architecture will also include various hydraulic structures – hydro, gateways, bridges, the whole system of heat, and the unique technical systems that require significant space (telescopes, synchrotron, etc.).


The isolation of the industrial architecture began only in the second half of the 19th century, when new materials like structural steel and reinforced concrete, have been widely used for the needs of large-scale production, based on the mass products. As a rule, the industrial enterprise is characterized by a simple composition of volumes, clean lines. This is done for the sake of reducing primary costs. As for the interiors, they have to ensure maximum productivity.