One of the specialties of Narodny Arkhitektor (“People’s Architect”) company is navigation systems in public spaces. Andrey Kurkov shared with us about why this seemingly minor branch is in fact a serious architectural task, solving which not only allows you to make the place clear and comfortable, but also to keep its memory and add extra value to it.
In the Gorky Park, the Maly Golitsynsky Pond has been landscaped upon the project developed by “People’s Architect”. The place got deck-type embankments and a centerpiece of local importance – a floating pavilion for the swans to live in.
The team of “People’s Architect” has developed a project of restoring the Manège in the town of Zvenigorod. The building will recover its historical form; then it will host the Zvenigorod museum of history and architecture, enriched with the functions of a cultural and community center.
An interview with the founders of “People’s Architect” about the benefits of working in a small team, about the pluses of an interdisciplinary approach and about the influence of the cultural environment on the life of standard-construction neighborhoods.