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Small forms (kiosks, stalls, bus stops and showcases) constitute the most mobile
part of urban architecture. With their help one can quickly amend visual environment.
Nevertheless, that does not happen in our cities. Moscow streets, for instance, are
taken captive with identical kiosks and stalls which are made in accordance with same
aesthetic standards as "big" architecture: same homogeneous and aggressive visual
fields (Fig. 29). Such man-made creations are often located near beautiful buildings
which, by their appearance, detriment visual environment.
Thus, a townsman rather often has to face aggressive visible environment. Such environment
is created by multi-storied buildings with a great number of windows in the wall, overlaid
vertical rustics, panels of houses coated with glass "toffee". Walls coated with tiles,
brickwork with a concealed joint or made of lime-sand brick with a wide dark joint,
doors padded with center-beaded board as well as various grillwork, meshes, partitions,
corrugated aluminum, perforated plates, wallboard, etc. Under urban conditions one
aggressive field is often applied upon another, for example, a wall with overlaid
rustics behind a metallic grillwork; it is physically impossible to look at such field.