Evgeny Gerasimov: we are interested in designing for Saint PetersburgIn this article, we are speaking to the architect on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the bureau “Evgeny Gerasimov and Partners”: about the lineup of his studio, about the diversity of tasks that his company handles, about the specifics of its working processes, about partnership with Sergey Tchoban, and about the soviet and post-soviet architecture.
Tricolor on the Neva River Last year, in Saint-Petersburg, at Obukhovskoy Oborony Prospect 120, was completed the construction of the All-Russian Research Institute for Radio Equipment (OAO “VNIIRA”) which is part of OOO “Contsern PVO Almaz Antei”. The project was designed by “Anatoly Stolyarchuk Architects” and “Studio 44”.
Living Next to LyceumThis housing project, boasting a water channel, a landscaped park of its own, and the proximity to the renovated “Imperial Steam Engine Shed”, is one of the three finalists of the competition organized by the client.
Moscow-BerlinThe club house Gorokhovsky’12 is a vivid example of a laconic and integral, although by no means minimalist or scarce, architectural solution that its author considers to be slightly Berlin-ish. The injection was a success because there is a fair share of Moscow in this house as well.
House Turned Inside Out In Moscow Area, Roman Leonidov designed a private residence called Hampton House, the insides of which echo its outer shell and continue it, thus making the architecture of the house not only laconic but also integral - in full accordance with the principles set by the gurus of modernism.
Mercury PlanetThe Moscow-area town of Zheleznodorozhny is going to get a new shopping center designed by "Arkhstroidesign". For Aleksey Ivanov, this is already his second attempt to get his project implemented on this land site.
Perpendicular Reality The giant complex of Moscow City that appeared on the map of Moscow a few years ago makes one wonder about a lot of various aspects of architectural typology of high-rise buildings. The phenomenon of a "vertical city" and solutions proportionate to it were discussed in our conversation with Sergey Estrin – the author of a whole number of bright projects of public and residential interiors in Moscow's high-rises.
An Imposing AdditionGrouped together to form an architectural ensemble of the medical center of the 1980's - 2000's, several hospital buildings maintain a contextual connection with the surrounding volumes, at the same time suggesting a much more integral and laconic solution.
Framework in SpaceDeveloped by "Studio 44", the project of a judo school is based on the opposition of the modernist principle of point support and the openness of deconstruction - with their sources lying in the traditional Japanese architecture. A fair share of abstraction helps to add some stylistic discourse to the necessary level of generalization.
Shakespeare's ShelterAn interview with the winner of "Home for Shakespeare" contest, an architect of Wowhaus, Esbergen Sabitov, and the company leader Oleg Shapiro about how a tower became a home for the famous playwright.
Taganka GateThis multifunctional complex that Aleksey Ginsburg has been designing for more than seven years now is going to occupy a land site on the outside part of the Garden Ring right before the tunnel entrance, and become a vis-à-vis of the building of the Taganka Theater.
The Emblem of a Building Estate A building with a curving, bionic shape was built by Sergey Tsytsyn in the middle of a future building estate within a single year. It became the locomotive of the whole development.
A housing project on the Novoslobodskaya Street: a fragment of a historical brick façade, modern stone and glass... and a grand green semi-hill cascading down from the roofs of the stores into the yard.
The multifunctional complex "Lotus" stands out among Moscow's projects of recent years. In this article, we examine the end result, analyze its image, and try t -o sort out our impressions of it.
A Handmade HouseThe strip of land between the "Ship" House next to the Tulskaya metro station and the Shukhovskaya Tower got a new building of a compact floor plan, with sophisticated façades and bright colorful accents; a project by Alexander Asadov and Karen Saprichyan.
Designed by "Arkhimatika" Bureau for a remote area on the left bank of the Dnipro River, the residential complex "Slavutich" affirms a new, by the Ukraine's capital standards, type of a city "resort" housing project.
A Three-faced HouseThis housing project in Moscow's area of Zamoskvorechye is a fine example of filigree work with texture and architectural context that nevertheless stays within the limits of today's style.
A New Perspective A multifunctional complex designed by "ABV Group" on the land site between the Yauza River and the Bolshaya Pochtovaya Street will not only yield new housing square meters but also a new pedestrian route and an attractive public space.
Brickwork ReconstructionAbout the project developed by "City-Arch" bureau headed by Valery Lukomsky - the project became the basis for the reconstruction of the "Meshcherin" building of the Danilovskaya Manufactura.
A City of Light
Based on the norms of insolation and the technical assignment, the architects of Sergey Estrin’s Architects have created an imagery and many-sided concept of a residential development in one of Moscow’s green areas.
The Garden I Dreamed of...The kindergarten project in the city of Beloyarsky is not only energy-efficient and fit to meet the challenges of the local tough climate but is also designed to renew the outdated norms based on outdated views of the preschool education. This is a "reform" project.
Breaking the Pattern "Atrium" keeps on proving the versatility of its skills and approaches - each new project that it completes possesses a new function, yet the author's style is still inevitably recognizable in it. A year and a half ago the company completed a residential project with a sports complex; still before that - "KVN" youth center. The new building is a shopping and business center by the name of "Vodny" ("By the Water").
The Heart of TulaA bridge that looks like an ancient fish skeleton, an art object in the shape of a giant heart and no samovars or gingerbread – a contest project for improvement of the historical center of Tula from “4izmerenie”.
Borderline HouseThe residential complex that Nikita Yavein built in Kronstadt is low-rise and cost-efficient but, at the same time, it has a lot of unusual and interesting points to it, all the more so if we are to consider this project in the context of the "standardization" trend that is so characteristic of the Russian residential construction today.
A Cute "Garden" TownLocated not far away from the Kurskaya metro station, the Maly Poluyaroslavsky Alley got a new nursery school built upon the project by Asadov Bureau - a fine example of out-of-the-box thinking when it comes to designing preschool facilities in the nation's capital.
From a Bird's Eye View A complicated land site in the south district of the nation's capital: Nikita Biryukov designs a residential complex consisting of four almost New-York-style skyscrapers that still pay respect to the realities of Moscow.