Mikhail Krymov Mikhail Krymov

Mikhail Krymov


Mikhail has professional experience of 14 years, last 7 as the director and co-founder of the Moscow-based architecture bureau "Arch group". In 2009, Forward Media Group voted "Arch group" as one of Moscow's Top 10 Young Architecture Firms. The bureau's projects have garnered many accolades from the architecture community and have appeared in a number of Russian and foreign publications. Project of "Arch group" is the winner of international architectural competition for Russian cultural centre in Paris on quay Branly (2011). Mikhail is co-creator of innovative Sleepbox project. The Sleepbox has been recognized as one of the TOP-10 best ideas according to the world's most influential architecture and design website Dezeen. Sleepbox project was marked by professional awards and numerous publications in Russian and foreign press. In the beginning of 2013 Sleepbox Hotel Tverskaya was opened in Moscow. In addition to architectural practice Mikhail was the editor-in-chief of "Interior + Design. 100% Office" magazine for 3 years a glossy magazine covering commercial architecture and design. Also Mikhail was a senior editor of architecture topics in "Interior+Design" leading specialized magazine in Russia. Mikhail Krymov is member of the Union of Architects.

Education and Qualifications:

2006 - Moscow Architecture Institute State Academy (MARCHI) - Architecture. Master


- Prize winner of perspective contest, 2006
- Top 10 young Moscow architects. (Forward media group award), 2009
- XIV International competition for the best project of the year (International Association of Unions of Architects)
- First prize for best public interior of the year. 9-th Moscow international architectural contest. 2009
- Prize winner in contest "Quality architecture 2010"
- Winner of international competition for Russian orthodox cultural centre in Paris, 2011
- First prize for best public interior of the year. 12-th Moscow international architectural contest. 2012
- Golden Section Award 2013
- Archnovation 2013
- World Interiors News Annual Awards 2013


My goal is to identify the maximum aesthetic and functional capacity of the project taking into account the client's wishes. I believe that good architecture should not be a financial burden on the customer's budget. Good architecture is the result of an architect's professional approach and his interest in the outcome. The foundation of quality architecture lies in the attention to details coming together with daring solutions.

Buildings and Projects:

Buildings and Projects Shown: 4

Archi.ru Texts:


Alla Pavlikova. A Skyscraper As a Source of Alternate Energy

For Evolo Contest, the architects of Arch Group came up with a skyscraper that generates power at the expense of people that fill it.

Alla Pavlikova. Biotechnogenic Duality

A concept of nature and technology combined in the interior of company MRTS, performing construction of major subsea pipelines.

Lilya Aronova. 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.

Alla Pavlikova. 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.

Alla Pavlikova. Efficiency in Volume

A concept of modular transforming interiors for small apartments.
see All Archi.ru Texts / Mikhail Krymov

Partner Architects of Archi.ru:

  • Alexsey Ginzburg
  • Ilya Utkin
  • Anatoly Stolyarchuk
  • Tatiana Zulkharneeva
  • Katerina Gren
  • Valeria Preobrazhenskaya
  • Ilia Mashkov
  • Oleg Medinsky
  • Yuliy Borisov
  • Zurab Bassaria
  • Polina Voevodina
  • Sergey Pereslegin
  • Julia  Tryaskina
  • Alexandr Samarin
  • Rostislav Zaiser
  • Alexander Skokan
  • Mikhail Kanunnikov
  • Stanislav Belykh
  • Vladimir Kovalev
  • Levon Ayrapetov
  • Sergey Kouznetsov
  • Igor  Shvartsman
  • Sergey Oreshkin
  • Andrey Romanov
  • Vsevolod Medvedev
  • Alexandra Kuzmina
  • Sergey  Trukhanov
  • Andrey Asadov
  • Natalia Shilova
  • Georgy Trofimov
  • Anton Nadtochiy
  • Vladimir Plotkin
  • Konstantin Khodnev
  • Natalia Sidorova
  •  Valery  Lukomsky
  • Nikita Yavein
  • Ekaterina Kuznetsova
  • Roman Leonidov
  • Daniel  Lorenz
  • Andy Snow
  • Nikolay Pereslegin
  • Vera Butko
  • Pavel Andreev
  • Evgeny Gerasimov
  • Nikita Tokarev
  • Sergei Tchoban
  • Karen  Saprichyan
  • Alexander Asadov
  • Vassily Krapivin
  • Sergey Skuratov
  • Nikolai  Milovidov
  • Andrey Gnezdilov

Buildings and Projects: New Additions

  • Naberezhnaya Evropy, St. Petersburg
  • Pavilion for Chacha Ceremonies
  • Vander Park residential complex
  • Danilovskaya Manufactory
  • “Replacement” Project
  • Residential complex
  • “Olympic Hall”Business Center
  • Residential complex
  • Residential complex ′Andersen′