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​DNK ag: Reconstruction is very much like coming up with a new life.

. ​DNK ag: Reconstruction is very much like coming up with a new life.

In this article, we are speaking to the curators of the reconstruction intensive PRO conducted by the MARCH school of architecture about the relevance of this topic, successful cases of reconstruction, and about the benefits of the approach based on the preservation of the old buildings.
From a Co-mmune House to Co-living

From a Co-mmune House to Co-living

In the apartment complex CO_LOFT, designed by DNK ag, the industrial heritage of the 1930s is reinterpreted through the ideas of the 1920s, when the search for new types of housing was one of the main branches of architecture.
​An Expensive Thing to Do

. ​An Expensive Thing to Do

In this issue, we talk to ten architects about how relevant/irrelevant the ideas of reconstruction and redevelopment are.
DNK ag: To us, this competition became an opportunity to propose an optimum model of a high-quality and diverse living environment

Julia Tarabarina. DNK ag: To us, this competition became an opportunity to propose an optimum model of a high-quality and diverse living environment

The architects Daniel Lorentz, Natalia Sidorova, and Konstantin Khodnev, whose project got shortlisted to make the top twenty of the competition organized by the Agency for Housing Mortgage Lending for the best mass housing project, share about the meaning of this competition, the perfect populated area, and the conditions necessary for achieving this ideal in a micro-development situation.
​Cultural Code

Lilya Aronova. ​Cultural Code

Trying to put together the mosaic of historical and newly-built units of the Sytin Printing House complex, the architects of DNK ag came up with their own lexical paradigm, some sort of a cultural code, based on the subtle play of images and associations.
​Destroying Stereotypes

Julia Tarabarina. ​Destroying Stereotypes

The architects of DNK ag approached the task of doing a comfort-class housing project as a super-objective. They were ultimately able to break the frame of inexpensive housing equals standardized blocks of flats staying, at the same time, within their budget constraints. Their customized and professional approach to mass housing construction allowed the architects to create a comfortable and human-friendly urban territory.

Julia Tarabarina. Rurbanism

Working on a real-life project, the architects of DNK ag saw in it a great opportunity to test the principles of compact but at the same time diverse and comfortable construction.
The Best Place in Town

The Best Place in Town

In this issue, we are publishing the results of the workshop organized in Kazan by the architectural school MARCH. The contestants developed the designs of seven public zones in different cities and settlements of the Republic of Tatarstan.
The Effectiveness of Simple Solutions

Lilya Aronova. The Effectiveness of Simple Solutions

In this article, we are featuring a contest project of "Nizhnie Mnevniki" metro station by DNK ag.

Julia Tarabarina. Transformation

The project named "RASSVET LOFT*STUDIO" by DNK ag is a fine example of including a factory building into the city fabric.

Partner Architects of Archi.ru:

  • Anton Nadtochiy
  • Levon Ayrapetov
  • Alexandra Kuzmina
  • Sergey  Senkevich
  • Ilia Mashkov
  • Natalia Zaichenko
  • Vera Butko
  • Nikita Biryukov
  • Polina Voevodina
  • Natalia Shilova
  • Oleg Karlson
  • Daniel  Lorenz
  • Natalia Sidorova
  • Sergey Skuratov
  • Zurab Bassaria
  • Vladimir Plotkin
  • Stanislav Belykh
  • Andrey Asadov
  • Igor  Shvartsman
  • Arseny Leonovich
  • Yuliy Borisov
  • Dmitry Likin
  • Anatoly Stolyarchuk
  • Tatiana Zulkharneeva
  • Roman Leonidov
  • Sergey Kouznetsov
  • Andrey Gnezdilov
  • Valeria Preobrazhenskaya
  • Yury Safronov
  • Rustam Kerimov
  • Sergei Tchoban
  • Karen  Saprichyan
  • Julia  Tryaskina
  • Ekaterina Kuznetsova
  • Evgeny Gerasimov
  • Vladimir Kovalev
  • Pavel Andreev
  • Alexander Skokan
  •  Valery  Lukomsky
  • Alexander Brovkin
  • Nikita Yavein
  • Aleksey Ginzburg
  • Konstantin Khodnev
  • Mikhail Kanunnikov
  • Oleg Medinsky
  • Sergey Oreshkin
  • Anton  Bondarenko
  • Andrey Romanov
  • Ekaterina Gren
  • Alexander Asadov
  • Mark Safronov
  • Totan Kuzembaev
  • Sergey  Trukhanov
  • Nikolai  Milovidov
  • Nikita Tokarev
  • Vassily Krapivin
  • Oleg Shapiro
  • Vsevolod Medvedev
  • Ilya Utkin

Buildings and Projects: New Additions

  • Pavilion for Chacha Ceremonies
  • October Railway Central Museum
  • Vander Park residential complex
  • Danilovskaya Manufactory
  • Atomsphera office complex (reconstruction)
  • Apartment building on Staroalekseevskaya street
  • “Replacement” Project
  • Residential complex
  • Residential complex “Dutch Quarter”