Zaha in Skolkovo: Sberbank's Technopark
A review of the results of the contest for the best project of Sberbank Technopark in Skolkovo: the winning project by Zaha Hadid and four others. The Chief Architect of Moscow, Sergey Kuznetsov, named this competition the most important event of the year.
SPEECH, Foster + Partners
  • April 22, 2016
  • Alla Pavlikova
Real Men's Game
The construction of the hockey school belonging to "Avangard" club of the city of Omsk is due to be completed in 2016 - the project was developed by Sergey Tsytsin.
Sergey Tsytsin’s studio
  • April 14, 2016
  • Irina Bembel
Legend No.58
For “Evgeny Gerasimov and Partners”, the residential complex “LEGENDA on Komendantsky, 58” has become an ideological research project.
Evgeniy Gerasimov & partners
  • April 11, 2016
  • Marya Snejinskaya
Three projects for "Arkhstoyanie"
The festival announced the three projects that are to appear in Nikola-Lenivets this summer: Kometa ("A Comet), Dom Bomzha ("A Bum's Shack"), and Habitable Sculpture.
  • April 8, 2016
  • Polina Sadova
A Younger Forest Brother
A guest house designed by Roman Leonidov bureau echoes its prototype - the main house - but it also creatively revises a few interesting and recognizable techniques.
Studio of Roman Leonidov
  • April 7, 2016
  • Alla Pavlikova Julia Tarabarina
A Cosmic Cone
Kiev's bureau “ARCHIMATIKA” has developed a project of a shopping center in Novosibirsk. The source of the architects’ inspiration was a cedar cone.
  • April 4, 2016
  • Anna Starostina
The Best Place in Town
In this issue, we are publishing the results of the workshop organized in Kazan by the architectural school MARCH. The contestants developed the designs of seven public zones in different cities and settlements of the Republic of Tatarstan.
Architectural workshop Lyzlov («AML»), , DNK Architectural Group, Rozhdestvenka Architects, WOWHAUS
  • March 31, 2016
  • Polina Sadova
Unity without Monotony
A residential complex is being built near Sertolovo – a town 15 km away from St. Petersburg.
Sergey Tsytsin’s studio
  • March 22, 2016
  • Irina Bembel
Portentous and Polite
Kazakhstan's city of Uralsk is seeing the completion of the construction of a business center designed by UNK project. The building merges with the sky and interacts as a peer with the historical environment of the city.
  • March 21, 2016
  • Anna Starostina
"Without resistance nothing is possible"
Interview with heneghan peng architects, a Dublin-based architectural practice, on designing museum buildings, Irish contemporary architecture and specificity of working in Russia.
heneghan peng architects
  • March 16, 2016
  • Ekaterina Mikhailova
An Ornament without Prejudices
Unlike most houses belonging to the so-called elite market sector and designed in pseudo-classical style, “Residence in Vsevolozhsky” has been planned in the spirit of art deco.
  • March 16, 2016
  • Marya Snejinskaya
From Kaliningrad to London
An article about two contest projects done by Anatoly Stolyarchuk architectural studio, his work during the time of economic recession, and his attitude towards stylization.
​Anatoly Stolyarchuk Architectural Studio
  • March 15, 2016
  • Irina Bembel
Redesigning a Library
The co-working space that PANACOM Bureau designed for the Blokhintsev Library in Dubna gave an impulse to its development as a modern community center.
  • March 10, 2016
Two Hearts in One Body
In district D4 of Skolkovo Innovation Center, the first stone has been laid in the foundation of a head-office and a research and development center of TMK company.
ABD architects
  • March 3, 2016
  • Anna Starostina
Exhausted Modernism
In the downtown area of the city of Kaluga, Alexander Asadov and Karen Saprichyan designed a residential complex that combines a whole number of archetypes of modern architecture and gracefully interacts with its historical environment.
  • March 2, 2016
  • Lilya Aronova
House in the Country
A project that the architect designed initially for himself combines a contemporary "green technology" roof and a nostalgic flavor of our childhood memories.
  • February 26, 2016
  • Alla Pavlikova Julia Tarabarina
Transformation of "Belgrade"
The project of renovating "Belgrade" Hotel will turn it into a practical and fully-equipped facility, at the same time carefully preserving the recognizable style of the soviet modernism - and will even restore the symmetry of the Smolenskaya Square.
  • February 18, 2016
  • Alla Pavlikova
Chasing Fog
In Sergey Estrin's project, the second version of "Terekhovo" metro station is named "A Hedgehog in the Fog" (a cult soviet cartoon - translator's note). The graphic and the plastic solutions are united in it by the fairytale itself - like a dream inspired by the nature of this riverbed.
  • February 16, 2016
  • Alla Pavlikova
Towers above the Forest
A residential complex PerovSky upon a project of ADM bureau is being built at the border of Terletskaya Dubrava, to become the embodiment of the spirit – not the form – of city block development ideology.
  • February 15, 2016
  • Lilya Aronova
Snowy Peaks of the National Bank
For Kazakhstan's capital, the architects of "ARKHIMATIKA" Bureau designed a new building of the national bank in the shape of a snowy mountain range.
  • February 12, 2016
  • Alla Pavlikova
In the Rhythm of a Cruise
Another project prepared for Radisson Blue Moscow Riverside contest: the architects of “4izmerenie” bureau interpreted the form of the company’s logo and combined it with a southern resort air.
  • February 11, 2016
  • Alla Pavlikova
Designer Clothes for a Residential Quarter
Working with the four options of facade solutions for a residential quarter in Moscow area's city of Vidnoe, the architects of PANACOM went beyond the task that was offered to them, striving for the Moscow standards of residential projects.
  • February 10, 2016
The Birth of a Crystal
As one takes his first glance at the two residential and office towers of the new complex designed by "Asadov Architectural Bureau" next to the Timiryazevsky park, a flood of associations comes steaming in, one of them being that of primeval earth material, the other - of the crystal that it gave birth to.
ASADOV architects
  • February 9, 2016
  • Marya Snejinskaya
Tower above the Square
The project developed the smallest, yet most important town-planning section of “Sadovye Kvartaly” ("Garden Quarters"): the meaningful completion of the author's vision.
Sergey Skuratov architects
  • February 8, 2016
  • Julia Tarabarina
Eco Solution
Designed by "Arkhitecturium" studio headed by Vladimir Bindeman, the family sports and recreation center resembles a scout camp in its structure, while its composition adheres to the ideals of green architecture.
  • February 5, 2016
  • Tatiana Timofeeva
With a Slight Chinese Accent
A new aparthotel from Anatoliy Stolyarchuk studio was to appear on Tallinskaya Street, on the right bank of the Neva River.
​Anatoly Stolyarchuk Architectural Studio
  • February 4, 2016
  • Irina Bembel
A Lost Park
A modern version of a yurt, a Garden of Eden, a waterfall-house and a gigantic aqueduct – all of it can be found in the new technopark “Ishim” is Astana in the project of Totan Kuzembaev’s bureau.
Totan Kuzembaev Architectural Studio
  • January 26, 2016
  • Alla Pavlikova
This issue features the project of "River-Park" residential area on the bank of the Nagatinsky Creek - developed by "Ostozhenka" architectural bureau.
Ostozhenka Bureau
  • January 25, 2016
  • Lilya Aronova
At the Junction of Geometry and Landscape
The "main stage" of the new residential area designed by Aleksey Ivanov at a suburb of the city of Kirov will be presented by a natural park that will also serve as a multifunctional entertainment center.
Arkhstroydesign ASD
  • January 22, 2016
  • Lilya Aronova
Alluvial Skyline
The story of the contest for development of the raised beach territories of Saint Petersburg's Vasilyevsky Island and about his project that shared its victory with the proposal by the consortium "КСАР+Orange" is shared by the leader of the architectural bureau "A.Len" Sergey Oreshkin.
  • December 31, 2015
  • Irina Bembel
Point of Assembly
Arch Group has moved to a new office - a classic open space designed in the industrial style with authentic artifacts of the nineteenth century.
Arch Group
  • December 30, 2015
  • Lilya Aronova
In this issue, we continue the story of the Mikhailovka reconstruction for the Management School of Saint Petersburg University. Nikita Yavein turned the students' cafe/club into a meditation on stability versus agility, and on the boundaries of perception and associative thinking.
Studio 44
  • December 23, 2015
  • Julia Tarabarina
A Hard Luck Project
A story of a project based upon an equitable dialogue between a new building and the remodeled façade of a demolished tenement being able to maintain its right to sport the contemporary-style design in the new part of the building.
​Anatoly Stolyarchuk Architectural Studio
  • December 24, 2015
  • Irina Bembel
A Planetarium-like Control Room
A gigantic display cupola, mobile glass capsules and the most innovational technologies in the project of the National Crisis Management Center EMERCOM of Russia.
Arch Group
  • December 25, 2015
  • Alla Pavlikova
Embracing a Peripter
The state-of-the-art multifunctional gym was designed for the World Championship 2018 and "Spartak" football team. Keeping in mind just who Spartacus was, the architects endowed the gym's glass facade with a resemblance to an antique temple, almost the Parthenon.
  • December 18, 2015
  • Alla Pavlikova
Contrastive Reconstruction
Carefully but boldly reconstructing an ensemble of historical buildings, Nikita Yavein turned a former livery yard that used to belong to the Great Prince Mikhail Nikolaevich into a large academic complex. Now it looks half like a palace, half like a European university.
Studio 44
  • December 8, 2015
  • Julia Tarabarina
Alexander Popov and Dmitry Vasilyev: "The epoch of "discomfort class" is over. The time has come to change our cities".
The founders of the Kiev bureau "ARCHIMATIKA" try to change the living environment of the cities on the post-soviet territories by introducing inexpensive but very bright and positive-looking buildings. They shared with about their search for a real alternative to the bleak heritage of the soviet sleeping belt neighborhoods.
  • Anna Starostina
  • December 8, 2015
Tactile Understanding
Curators of the exhibition “Touch+See+Hear=Feel”, the architects of Mezonproject bureau, have proposed a new, advanced method of communication with the sculptures of Anna Golubkina.
  • December 8, 2015
  • Alla Pavlikova
Butterfly on Novy Arbat
A project of the hotel complex Butterfly designed by “Bogachkin & Bogachkin” bureau distinguished by the “Gold Mark” at the festival Zodchestvo-2015
  • December 8, 2015