Kinetic model in the agglomeration design: on the example of Lviv


  • Mykola Habrel Lviv Polytechnic National University, Ukraine
  • Mykhailo Kosmii Higher Educational Institution "King Danylo University", Ukraine
  • Mykhailo Habrel Higher Educational Institution "King Danylo University", Ukraine
  • Inna Kovalchuk Lviv Polytechnic National University



methodology of urbanism, kinetic model of urbanized system development, spatial planning


The kinetic components of local settlement systems with implemented processes related to the movement of people, materials, energy, information, etc. are studied. A kinetic model of the organization and controlled development of local settlement systems is proposed, which is built on the knowledge of movement theories and the properties of space associated with them and provides an opportunity to organize connections between its subsystems and elements of various spheres. The nature of kinetics (movement) in urbanized systems is concentrated in the systems' processes, events, and behavior. Their study and modeling are accompanied by the analysis of phenomena that occur from the point of view of time (presented in the form of a function where time is independent), as well as random events, which by their nature are poorly predicted. The provisions of the kinetic model are applied to the analysis, evaluation, and justification of the concept of spatial organization and development of the local settlement system "Great Lviv". The prospects of Lviv as an agglomeration in the system of connections and relations with the environment are revealed. The requirements for development and conceptual proposals for the optimization of movement within the agglomeration are substantiated. It is defined that requirements and proposals should be oriented toward the search for solutions that reveal the uniqueness of the city space and its surroundings, ensure the harmonious integrity of the agglomeration, and the practical "mounting" of communication functions into the structure of the space.

Author Biographies

Mykola Habrel, Lviv Polytechnic National University, Ukraine

Professor, Doctor of Technical Sciences, specialty "Urban Planning and Territorial Planning" (2002, Kyiv National University of Construction and Architecture), head of the Department of Architectural Design Institute of Architecture and Design Lviv Polytechnic National University. The author has worked out the theoretical and methodological foundations of spatial organization and development of large territorial systems. His approaches differ significantly from the traditional interpretation of the process of territorial organization of society. Lviv Polytechnic National University, Stepan Bandera street 12, 79013 Lviv, Ukraine.

Mykhailo Kosmii, Higher Educational Institution "King Danylo University", Ukraine

Professor, Doctor of Architecture, Vice-Rector of the Higher Educational Institution "King Danylo University". Member of the Architectural and Urban Planning Council at the Department of Urban Planning and Architecture of Ivano-Frankivsk. She explores the intangible in architecture and urban space. King Danylo University, Je. Konovalets street 35, 76018 Ivano-Frankivsk, Ukraine.

Mykhailo Habrel, Higher Educational Institution "King Danylo University", Ukraine

Has graduated from the Institute of Architecture at Lviv Polytechnic National University and a postgraduate course at Kyiv National University of Civil Engineering and Architecture. He acts as Associate Professor at the Department of Urban Planning and Architecture, King Danylo University in Ivano-Frankivsk. Member of the Union of Architects of Ukraine, expert on urban planning documentation. King Danylo University, Je. Konovalets street 35, 76018 Ivano-Frankivsk, Ukraine.

Inna Kovalchuk, Lviv Polytechnic National University

Assistant Professor of the Department of Architectural Design and PhD student at Lviv Polytechnic National University. Carries out research of modern tools for visualization of architectural objects and urban environment. Lviv Polytechnic National University, Stepan Bandera street 12, 79013 Lviv, Ukraine.


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How to Cite

Habrel, M., Kosmii, M., Habrel, M., & Kovalchuk, I. (2023). Kinetic model in the agglomeration design: on the example of Lviv. Landscape Architecture and Art, 22(22), 98–108.