Anna Shomova

Yuliana Golovina

Architectural workshop Lyzlov (AML)



125047, Moscow, 1-st Tverskoj lane,11 Ph. 2518291, 2508941

About Firm:

The workshop is based in 1992
From the moment of formation and up to nowadays the creative and organizational principles of a workshop have not changed. It is the mobile, organizational structure not burdened by the bureaucratic device focused on functional, structural, socially responsible architecture. Credo - game by rules; if there are no rules, Lyzlov likes to invent them. In designing the main value for him is an inventive refinement of the order.

The vital chaos is inclined to accept uncontrollable forms in Russia. For the lack of the standard norms and game rules any accident, gesture for the sake of gesture and following to a conjuncture are capable only to aggravate a situation. An ability to create and the personal responsibility of the architect in these conditions are indissolubly connected. Architecture for us - a way of struggle with entropy, a way to give in our life order and harmony. This ethical imperative is based on personal belief, that we can develop, only developing and improving the general situation. We consider design process as collecting in focus of all conditions of a problem to find the decision dictated by internal logic and an environment. Connectivity of answers to questions gives rise to responsible realistic architecture. The realism does its correct, contextual, fair and convincing .

Buildings and Projects:

Buildings and Projects Shown: 11
Rank all Buildings and Projects / Architectural workshop Lyzlov (AML) (19): Texts:


Julia Tarabarina. Countryside Avant-Garde

The project of the museum of Aleksey Gastev, the ideologist of scientific organization of work, located in his hometown of Suzdal, is inscribed in multiple contexts: the contest of a small town, the context of avant-garde design, the context of lean production, and the context of the creative quest of Nikolai Lyzlovs minimalist architecture and it seems to us that this project even reveals a distant memory of the fact that Aleksey Gastev learned his craft in France.

Polina Sadova. 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.

Julia Tarabarina. A square symphony

Playing with scale and simple forms, Nikolai Lyzlov managed to transform atrium of an office building into something Cyclopean and bewitching, a fantasy of Piranesi. They planned to realize the building, but the crisis changed plans and probably it will remain on paper. It would be interesting to see it constructed. However the project seems to be interesting on paper as well. Like Piranesis.

Grigory Revzin. Nikolay Lyzlov. Interview by Grigory Revzin

We continue to publish interview to architects-participants of an exposition of the Russian pavilion in Venice. Texts of these interviews will be included into the catalogue of the Russian pavilion

Julia Tarabarina. Avant-garde construction

The contest project of area in Budva in first variant resembles fancies of Russian avant-garde architects of 1920s: tribunes and mausoleums. The second variant is more fantastic and modern but both of them have a common feature: they are penetrated with grating of the construction, and this makes the buildings transparent, penetrable and quite theatrical.
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Partner Architects of

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

Buildings and Projects: New Additions

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