planetary colonization, architectural environment, architectural design, Mars, housing, possibilities of settlement formation, conceptual vision


In the article, the author describes the main requirements for the formation of settlements on Mars, which should create an environment favorable for human existence. The main features of the design that will affect the future settlement are highlighted: types of connections between buildings, methods of construction and erection of the living environment, necessary arrangement of infrastructure and equipment of the territory, protection of buildings from radiation, excessive pressure and emergency situations. The author also offers his version of the design of the architectural environment of the future settlement. Goal. Elucidation of the architectural environment of settlements on Mars, the conceptual vision and the possibility of its formation, based on these environmental features and the necessary requirements for the safe living of a person in a living space. Methodology. The research was carried out on the basis of a systematic approach in three stages: analysis of the situation with the identification of the main requirements for living, development of methods of forming the architectural environment based on the received data and factors, proposal of a conceptual vision of the living environment The results. The architectural environment of settlements on Mars, the conceptual vision and the possibility of its formation, based on these environmental features and the necessary requirements for the safe living of a person in a living space, have been clarified. Scientific novelty. For the first time: a conceptual vision of the habitat is proposed thanks to modular constructions in the form of a honeycomb. Improved: methods of forming the architectural environment based on the received data and factors. Further development took place: the formation of habitats on the planets of the solar system. Practical significance. The results of the research can be used in the construction of a settlement on Mars. We know the extreme living conditions on the planet, but thanks to the proposed architectural solutions that provide protection from negative factors and provide the living environment with everything necessary, it is possible to create comfortable housing for people to live in.

Author Biography

Andriy Markovskyi, National Aviation University

Doctor of Architecture, Associate Professor, Head of the Department of Architecture and Spatial Planning and the Faculty of Architecture, Construction and Design


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