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 architect’s 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 city’s 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 city’s 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:

31.07.2018

Julia Tarabarina. ​Nikita Yavein: “We work on the architecture of streams”

The Venice Biennale lasts for half a year, until the 25th of November, so I don’t think it’s too late to speak about the Russian pavilion as well. We chose two of its expositions for closer examination, and in this issue, we are talking to (as it turned out) an honorary railroad man, Nikita Yavein.
05.06.2018

Elena Petukhova. ​The Story of Apraksin Dvor

The Saint Petersburg Council for Cultural Heritage Sites has approved of the concept of renovating “Apraksin Dvor” proposed by “Studio 44”. Based on the stage-by-stage tactics of working with the numerous owners of the buildings situated on this land site, the concept provides for a lot of new functions and a pedestrian space with a driving entrance from the underground.
06.02.2018

Elena Petukhova. Postindustrial Attraction

In the Russian Railway Museum, the architects of “Studio 44” were able to create a powerful and impressive space for a collection of more than a hundred of vintage steam engines and locomotives.
07.11.2017

Elena Petukhova. Genesis of Regularity

What will happen if composition and ideas that constitute the basis of the structure of the formal park of the XVIII century are used for designing a low-rise suburban area? The Tsarskoye Selo interpretation of the suburbia theme – respectful, yet at the same time slightly ironic – can be examined at the example of the plan of a new city block in the town of Pushkin.
28.12.2016

Elena Petukhova. Nikita Yavein: "The more professional architectural companies there are on the market, the better".

In this article, we discuss the state of things on the architectural market, the professional education, the young colleagues, and the benefits of competition; speak about the transformation of “Zodchestvo” festival, and about the future plans of “Studio 44”, a company that has already been around for 25 years.
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Partner Architects of Archi.ru:

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

Buildings and Projects: New Additions

  • 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”
  • Gorkhovskiy′12