The article summarizes the results of a long-term research project, which was aimed at the development of the Ukrainian Center for City Historical Studies. It was embodied in many stages through the organization of a data bank, holding conferences, seminars, and workshops. The interdisciplinary comparative studies on the topic Book on the Cities of Halychyna (East Galicia) were undertaken in the course of the research.
This paper refers to seeking new possibilities for contemporary architecture to develop. The discussed problems focus on interdisciplinarity, innovation, social communication as elements indispensable for development. The article applies to the essence and the notion of relations between these elements. The presented examples illustrate selected design problems. Social communication is described as the determinant of modern society development based on information flow. Two projects are presented, both practical examples of the discussed issues.