Totan Kuzembaev


Totan Kuzembaev 1953 – Born in Aryss district of Chekment region of Kazakhstan 1982 – Graduated from Moscow Institute of architecture in the town-planning specialty. 1982 – 1986 – Architect in “Resinproject” State Architectural Institute, Moscow 1986 – 1988 – Chief architect in “Mosproject 2” Studio, Zelenograd 1988 – 1999 – Head of design department in ÍŇŇĚ, Zelenograd 1999 - 2002 – Head of a group of designers 2002 – Launches the Totan Kuzembaev Architectural Studio Member of the Commonwealth of Artists of Russian Federation. Member of Union of Architects of Russian Federation. Awarded the Bazhenov medal “For the High Art of Building” Main projects: 1. “Côte d’Azur” restaurant/Moscow region, Mytischi district, “Klyazminskoye Lake” Health Center//2003 (T.Kuzembaev, D.Minkevich) 2. Red “Guest Houses”/Moscow region, Mytischi district, “Klyazminskoye Lake” Health Center//2003 (T.Kuzembaev, D.Minkevich, P.Budanov) 3. “Bridge House”/Moscow region, Mytischi district, “Klyazminskoye Lake” Health Center//2002-2005 (T.Kuzembaev, D.Minkevich) 4. “Slope House”/Moscow region, Mytischi district, “Klyazminskoye Lake” Health Center//2006-2007 (T.Kuzembaev, S.Savanets, M.Salina) 5. “Golf Club”/Moscow region, Mytischi district, “Klyazminskoye Lake” Health Center//2006-2008 (T.Kuzembaev, D.Safiullin, A.Rodionova, O.Kosova) 6. “Yacht Office”/Moscow region, Mytischi district, “Klyazminskoye Lake” Health Center//2005-2006 (T.Kuzembaev, O.Kuzembaev, A.Khazgaleeva) 7. “Telescope House”/Moscow region, Mytischi district, “Klyazminskoye Lake” Health Center//2004-2005 (T.Kuzembaev, D.Kondrashov) 8. “House K”/Moscow region, Mytischi district, “Klyazminskoye Lake” Health Center//2005-2008 (T.Kuzembaev, D.Kondrashov) 9. “Lighthouse Bridge”/Moscow region, Mytischi district, “Klyazminskoye Lake” Health Center//2005 (T.Kuzembaev, A.Khazgaleeva, M.Mirikhanov) 10. “House «Ú»”/Moscow region, Mytischi district, “Klyazminskoye Lake” Health Center//2008-2011 (T.Kuzembaev, S.Kolchin, O.Kuzembaev) 11. “House Makalun”/Moscow region, Mytischi district, “Klyazminskoye Lake” Health Center//2008-2012 (T.Kuzembaev, A.Khazgaleeva, O.Kosova, P.Isaev) 12. “Periscope House”/Moscow region, Mytischi district, “Klyazminskoye Lake” Health Center//2007-2011 (T.Kuzembaev, D.Safiullin, N.Alakaeva) 13. “Puzzle House”/Moscow region, Istra district, “Cote d’Azur” Health Center//2010 (T.Kuzembaev, D.Safiullin, N.Chertkova) 14. Construction Office/Yaroslavl region, Pereslavl district, “Skoblevsky” Estate near the village of Ivanisovo, “Golden Ring” resort//2010 (T.Kuzembaev, A.Perventsev, K.Razumova) Personal exhibitions: 1987 Prechistenka Gallery. Moscow 1989 Washington DC 1990 Singapore 1990 Personal exhibition. Oslo 1991 CeBIT-91, Industrie Forum Design. Hannover 1991 Industrie-91, Industry Forum Design Hannover 1991 «Art-marketing» Gallery. Moscow 1992 «Art-marketing-Shnaider» Gallery. Bergisch Gladbach, Cologne 1992 Personal exhibition. Leipzig 2008 Kiev, Ukraine 2008 La Biennale di Venezia. Participant of the main program. Venice, Italy 2009 Riga, Latvia 2009 Moscow, Higher Art and Technical Studios

Buildings and Projects:

Buildings and Projects Shown: 10
Rank all Buildings and Projects / Totan Kuzembaev (12): Texts:


​Wooden Stones

The conceptual project by Totan Kuzembaev and the Sokolsky woodworking integrated plant is meant to demonstrate the diversity of design solutions that use wooden CLT panels, and the possibilities for combining these panels with concrete structures, including the field of renovating the Soviet-era five-story houses instead of tearing them down completely.

Alla Pavlikova. 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.

Alla Pavlikova. The Masterstroke

Olzhas Kuzembaev turned a reception desk into an art object making the plywood snake rule the entire small space of the entrance lobby of the office of MGPM Company in Moscow area's town of Mytischi.

Alla Pavlikova. Iron Dragon

Proposed by Totan Kuzembaev Bureau, its futurist three-dimensional shell completely transformed the image of a simple parallelepiped of roadside shopping mall.

Anna Martovitskaya. Sweet Symbol of Innovation

For the green SMART City Kazan, Totan Kuzembaev Architectural studio developed a conceptual project of a multifunctional showroom.
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Partner Architects of

  • Sergey Oreshkin
  • Oleg Karlson
  • Nikolai  Milovidov
  • Ekaterina Gren
  • Evgeny Gerasimov
  • Vladimir Kovalev
  • Pavel Andreev
  • Dmitry Likin
  • Arseny Leonovich
  • Nikita Yavein
  • Vera Butko
  • Natalia Sidorova
  • Alexander Skokan
  • Roman Leonidov
  • Daniel  Lorenz
  • Andrey Asadov
  • Julia  Tryaskina
  • Anatoly Stolyarchuk
  • Nikita Tokarev
  • Alexander Asadov
  • Polina Voevodina
  • Oleg Shapiro
  • Sergei Tchoban
  • Konstantin Khodnev
  • Vladimir Plotkin
  • Sergey Skuratov
  • Ekaterina Kuznetsova
  • Vladimir  Bindeman
  • Alexander Brovkin
  • Sergey Kouznetsov
  • Ilya Utkin
  • Andrey Romanov
  • Anton Nadtochiy
  • Sergey  Trukhanov
  • Karen  Saprichyan
  • Yuliy Borisov
  • Totan Kuzembaev

Buildings and Projects: New Additions

  • Pavilion for Chacha Ceremonies
  • Shopping and administrative complex, Cvetnoy boulevard
  • October Railway Central Museum
  • «Danilovskaya Manufactory»
  • Atomsphera office complex (reconstruction)
  • Apartment building on Staroalekseevskaya street
  • “Replacement” Project
  • Residential complex
  • Residential complex “Dutch Quarter”