Nikita Tokarev Nikita Tokarev

Nikita Tokarev


Was born in 1969.


1987-1994 Moscow University of Architecture,
Studio of experimental engineering education; the tutors: V.Ranneva and E. Assa Diploma of excellence
1997 Institute for Housing and Urban Development Studies (Rotterdam, the Netherlands), the course: ‘City center development in context of transition economy’ Diploma of excellence
1998 Mary O'Leary architecture studio (Ireland, Dublin)
probation period

Work experience:

1993-2000 architecture studio Ostozhenka, architect
1994-1999 participation in work of Architectural Laboratory
1997-2002 Moscow University of Architecture, faculty of Architecture planning, associate professor of ‘Project development/management’
2002 (and to present time) Moscow University of Architecture, associate professor in the Studio of experimental engineering education
2001 (and to present time) ‘’, architecture studio director

Main projects and constructions:

1994-2001 – reconstruction of an office building in Samoilovsky proezd (Moscow)
1996 – Russian exhibition at the XIX Milan Triennale (Italy, Milan)
1996 – museum exhibition "Peace, Progress, Human rights" by A. Sakharov (Moscow)
1996 – project of National Library for Kansai-kan in Japan, contest project (Japan)
1998-2002 – construction of business and retail center on Andropova prospect, 36 (Moscow)
1999-2005 – reconstruction of the residential building on Naschokinski pereulok, 8 (Moscow)
2000-2002 – private residential house in Iljinskoe village (Moscow oblast)
2001-2003 – private residential house in Zhukovka village (Moscow oblast)
2002 – ‘Kommersant’ restaurant on Pokrovka street (Moscow)
2002 – ‘Traffik’ restaurant on Sadovoya-Kudrinskaya street (Moscow)
2002-2003 – Interior design for private residential house in Pozdnyakovo (Moscow oblast)
2002 – pump house and water tower (Moscow oblast, Posdnyakovo)
2002-2003 – service building (Moscow oblast, Posdnyakovo)
2003-2006 - private residential houses (Moscow oblast, Carskoe Selo)
2003-2007 – guest-house (Moscow oblast, Kalchuga)
2003 – project of PANAKOM office (Moscow)
2003 – project of private residential house ‘Novaya Zemlya’ for the contest ‘DOMzagoroDOM’
2004 – project of the townhouse village ‘DOMINO’ for contest in magazine ‘Sovremeny Dom’
2004-2007 – private residential house in Pavlovo (Moscow)
2004 – door handle S2 for Valli@Valli company contest
2005 – sales office for MegaFon (contest project)
2005-2007 – project of holiday ‘Achipse’ (Adler region, Krasnaya polyana)
2005-2006 – project of hotel complex LAKEHOUSE (Moskovsakay oblast, Barviha)
2005-2006 – the central zone of Posdnyzkovo village (Moscow oblast)
2006-2007 – private residential houses in Posdnyakovo (Moscow oblast)
2007 – private residential houses in Antonovka (Moscow oblast)


1993 – ‘Sense of space ’, architecture gallery (Moscow)
1995 – ‘Performance’, architecture gallery (Moscow)
1998 – ‘Fine architecture’ (Moscow)
1999 – ‘Discernment’ festival ‘Architecture and Design’, Centralny Dom Khudozhnika 1999 – ‘Glass/text’, Manezh, Art-Manezh trade fair
1995-1999 Ostozhenka, architecture studio’s exchibitons
2000 – ‘On the one side’, Manezh, Art-Manezh trade fair
2002 – ‘Architecture and Information’ Centralny Dom Khudozhnika, ‘Arch-Moscow’
2004 – participation in the Venice Biennale (Italy)
2003-2006 - participation in exhibitions by Arch-Moscow


“The fate of a territory: Ostozhenka between the past and the future”, Identita e differenza, XIX Triennale di Milano. Electa, Milano 1996
“Shodstvo razlichij” [Similarity of different], Arhitekturnyj vestnik. ¹ 4, 1996
“Linija Korbuta” [Korbut’s line], Arhitekturnyj vestnik, ¹ 2, 1998
“Arhitektura prjamogo dejstvija”, [Architecture of direct-acting], Project-Russia, ¹ 7
“Tochki rosta” [Growing points], Project-Russia, ¹ 11
“Pojema bez geroev” [Poem without heroes], Project-Russia, ¹ 13
“Stroitelnye tehnologii v Rossii – otlozhennaja vstrecha” [Construction technologies in Russia – postponed meeting], Project-Russia, ¹ 14
“Mis van der Roje – v poiskah absoljuta” [Mies van der Rohe – in search of absolute], Iskusstvo ¹ 13
“Anglijskoe zerkalo dlja russkogo konstruktivizma” [English mirror for Russian constructivism], Project-Russia, ¹ 16
“Amerikanskie prikljuchenija” (Intervju s A.Koshelevym) [American Adventures (Interview. A.Koshelev)], Project-Russia, ¹ 16
“Ostozhenka – gradostroitel'nyj jeksperiment na 48 gektarah” [Ostozhenka – urban experiment on 48 ha], Arhitektura i stroitelstvo Moskvy, ¹ 5, 2000
“Arhitektor mezhdu proizvedeniem i uslugoj” [Architecture between art and service], Project-Russia, ¹ 18, 2000
“Zvezdnye vojny Normana Fostera” [Star Wars by Norman Foster], Kak potratit ¹ 8, March-April 2001
“Osnovy developmenta dlja arhitektorov” [Basics of development for architects], (co-author A. Krashennikov), Izvestia VUZov. Stroitelstvo, ¹ 1 2001, pp 108-112
“Prostranstvo vmesto predmeta” [Space instead of item] in XX vek – epoha, chelovek, veshh, Moscow, 2001, pp 62-67
“Alvaro Siza - skulptor prostranstva” [Alvaro Siza – sculptor of space], PROJECT International, ¹ 1+2, 2001, pp 114-120
Quelques renseignements sur la situation des architectes a Moscou, Cahiers RAMAU, #2, Paris, 2001, pp.209-224
Die Schweiz vor den Toren des Kremlin, Hochparterre, #11 November 2002, Zurich, pp.36-37
“Molodye proektnye firmy: problemy stanovlenija. Iz opyta tridcatiletnih” [Young project companies: problems of development. Experience of thirty], Arhitekturnyj vestnik, ¹ 72, 2003, pp 48-54
“Elitnoe zhile – na puti k norme” [Elite buildings – reaching standards], Project-Russia, ¹ 30, 2004
“Proekt kak sredstvo obwenija” [Project as a way of communication], Project-Russia, ¹ 35, 2005, pp 42-44
“Fabrika grez” [Dream factory], ARX, ¹1, pp 7-8
“Arhitektor v perspective” [Architect in perspective], ARX, ¹4, pp 14-15
“Mnenie: tandem DDB/ Studio Simone Micheli” [Opinion: DDB/Studio Simone Micheli tandem], 100% office ¹3, 2006, pp 94-95
“«Mezhdisciplinarnaja komanda» kak ideal molodogo arhitekturnogo bjuro” [Multidisciplinary team’ as an ideal of a young architecture studio], PROJECT International, ¹ 14, 2006, pp 185-187
“Proektirovanie – jeto postanovka voprosov” [Designing - raising questions’], TATLIN, special issue, ¹3/4, 2006, pp 27-29

Professional awards:

1997 – rating of best constructions in Moscow, 1987-1997
(11 place – building in Samoilovsky proezd
13 place – Museum and community center in the name of A.D.Saharov)
1997 – Diploma in nomination ‘Interior’ at the Moscow Review for the best project and construction.
1999 – Diploma for the best non-commercial project at the exhibition ‘Architecture and Design ‘ (Moscow)
1999 – Diploma at the Russian festival ‘Zoodchestvo-99’ in nomination ‘Films about architecture’ for ‘From experiences in town navigation’,
– participation in festival ‘Architecture on video’ (Italy, Florence)
2003 – 3d award at the contest ‘DOMzagoroDOM’
2004 CMA diploma for the best construction in categories ‘small object’ and ‘interior’
2004 – diploma at contest by Valli&Valli company
2005 – CMA diploma for the best project in ‘small object’ category
2006 – diploma for the best exposition at ArchMoscow 2006 exhibition

member of professional association:

Member of Moscow Union of Architects
CMA, member of the board (since 2000)

Buildings and Projects:

Buildings and Projects Shown: 10
Rank all Buildings and Projects / Nikita Tokarev (14): Texts:


Anna Yevstigneeva. Cities and Skyscrapers: Vertical Fantasy Experience

PANACOM Bureau presented an original idea of a skyscraper design solution for Skyscraper Competition organized by eVolo Magazine.

Anna Yevstigneeva. A Gallery-house in Bavaria

In the southern suburbs of Munich, in the prestigious area of Grünwald, which is on the bank of the Isar River, PANACOM built an outstanding in all senses gallery-house.

Anna Yevstigneeva. ​Closer to Nature

The architectural bureau PANACOM presents a country housing project consisting of four differentiated clusters that bring together the coziness of the rustication, diversity of urban territories, environmental friendliness, and the individuality of designer solutions.

Anna Martovitskaya. Binominal by PANAKOM

In Dubna, one of Russia’s most famous Science Towns, located in Moscow area, PANAKOM architectural studio has designed a living block meant for young researches and scientists and their families.

Anna Martovitskaya. A House by the Lake

In “Antonovka” villa community, the architectural studio “Panakom” has designed a free-standing residential building.
see All Texts / Nikita Tokarev

Partner Architects of

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

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”