Nikita Yavein Nikita Yavein

Nikita Yavein

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Nikita Yavein was born in Leningrad (St. Petersburg) in 1954 to the family of a prominent architect and theoretic of architecture, Igor Yavein. In 1977 N. Yavein graduates from Leningrad Engineering and Construction Institute (today it is Saint-Petersburg State University of Architecture and Civil Engineering), Department of Architecture. 1977-1989 Yavein works for various project companies of St. Petersburg as architect, then works as chief architect and the head of architectural group. In 1990, together with a number of associates he founds personal architectural studio which a few years later gets the name Studio 44

In 1994 there begins a new stage in the architects career he accepts the proposal for the committee chairman of state control, use and protection of monuments post. Years of this work were devoted to development and putting into effect the programs of saving and development of historic centre of St. Petersburg, restoration of the citys architectural heritage.

In 2003 N. Yavein leaves the post and focuses entirely on his architectural practice. Yet, he remains to be a notable social figure: he gives course of lectures in St. Petersburg Academy of Fine Arts; he is a board member of Union of Architects, Russian Federation, and its department in St. Petersburg. He takes part in work of a few scientific and social companies on issues of urban planning and saving of the citys cultural heritage. In 2001 N. Yavein was given the title of Honored Architecture of Russian Federation.

Buildings and Projects:

Buildings and Projects Shown: 10
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Archi.ru Texts:

04.03.2020

Julia Tarabarina. ​Watched by the Angels from up Above

Held in the General Staff building of the Hermitage Museum, the anniversary exhibition of Studio 44 is ambitious and diverse. The exhibition was designed to give a comprehensive showcase of the companys architecture in a whole number of ways: through video, models, drawings, installations, and finally, through a real-life project, the Enfilade, which the exhibition opens up, intensifies, and makes work the way it was originally intended.
23.12.2019

Julia Tarabarina. The Terraces of the Crystal Cape

Proposed by Nikita Yavein, the concept of a museum, educational, and memorial complex to be built in the city of Sevastopol avoids straightforward accents and over-the-top dramatics, interpreting the history of this place along with the specifics of its landscape, and joining the public space of the operated stairway and amphitheaters with an imposing monument.
15.11.2019

Natalia Koriakovskaia. A Third Scale

On a challenging land site located in the Moscow area, Studio 44 designed the second stage of the Evgeny Primakov Gymnasium a school with a powerful democratic message and architecture in the spirit of Italian rationalism.
01.08.2019

Elena Petukhova. ​In Search of Style

Looking for an answer to the eternal question about what Saint Petersburg style is about, Studio 44 combined contextual allusions, modern paraphrase of the northern neoclassical architecture, and an alternative approach to the city block construction. The result is large-scale and integral.
15.07.2019

Natalia Koriakovskaia. ​Igor Yavein. The Architect of Traffic Flows

Oleg and Nikita Yavein created a website about their father, Igor Yavein: it contains the full archive of the projects designed by this master of avant-garde, the founder of the transportation hub theory that anticipated its time by decades, and the author of the book about the architecture of traffic flows that is still relevant today.
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  • Nikita Tokarev
  • Alexandr Samarin
  • Pavel Andreev
  • Alexander Skokan
  • Arseny Leonovich
  • Sergey Skuratov
  • Nikita Yavein
  • Vera Butko
  • Tatiana Zulkharneeva
  • Anton Nadtochiy
  • Igor  Shvartsman
  • Evgeny Gerasimov
  • Vsevolod Medvedev
  • Polina Voevodina
  • Sergey  Trukhanov
  • Julia  Tryaskina
  • Anatoly Stolyarchuk
  • Sergei Tchoban
  • Alexandra Kuzmina
  • Levon Ayrapetov
  • Mikhail Kanunnikov
  • Nikolai  Milovidov
  • Daniel  Lorenz
  • Katerina Gren
  • Sergey Kouznetsov
  • Andrey Asadov
  • Zurab Bassaria
  • Karen  Saprichyan
  • Konstantin Khodnev
  • Sergey Oreshkin
  • Stanislav Belykh
  • Vassily Krapivin
  • Natalia Sidorova
  •  Valery  Lukomsky
  • Ekaterina Kuznetsova
  • Andrey Gnezdilov
  • Aleksey Ginzburg
  • Rostislav Zaiser
  • Alexander Asadov
  • Ilia Mashkov
  • Valeria Preobrazhenskaya
  • Andrey Romanov
  • Roman Leonidov
  • Vladimir Kovalev
  • Oleg Medinsky
  • Yuliy Borisov
  • Natalia Shilova

Buildings and Projects: New Additions

  • Naberezhnaya Evropy, St. Petersburg
  • Pavilion for Chacha Ceremonies
  • Vander Park residential complex
  • Danilovskaya Manufactory
  • Apartment building on Staroalekseevskaya street
  • Atomsphera office complex (reconstruction)
  • “Replacement” Project
  • Residential complex
  • Gorkhovskiy′12