Framework in Space
Developed 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.
Studio 44
Shakespeare's Shelter
An 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.
  • August 22, 2016
Taganka Gate
This 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.
Ginzburg Architects
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.
More Atmosphere
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.
ADM
Introvert Colossus
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.
SPEECH
Compositional Austerity
A preliminary concept of a multifunctional housing project built in the city of Ekaterinburg upon the project of Aleksey Ivanov's "Arkhstroidesign ASD"
Arkhstroydesign ASD
A Handmade House
The 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.
GrandProektCity
Kiev's Miami
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 House
This 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.
ADM
  • July 12, 2016
  • Julia Tarabarina
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.
ABV Group
Brickwork Reconstruction
About 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.
City-Arch
  • June 28, 2016
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.
Sergey Estrin Architects
  • June 23, 2016
Object
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.
DNK Architectural Group
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.
  • May 26, 2016
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").
ATRIUM
The Heart of Tula
A 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”.
4izmerenie
Borderline House
The 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.
Studio 44
A Cute "Garden" Town
Located 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.
ASADOV architects
  • May 12, 2016
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.
A Gramophone Record for the Baptist
The Moscow City Architecture Committee has presented the final project of organizing the Borovitskaya Square, upon which the city plans to erect a monument to Prince Vladimir.
BuroMoscow, Landscape design studio “ARTEZA” , WALL, AI-architects, , Kleinewelt Architekten
  • April 22, 2016
Zaha in Skolkovo: Sberbank's Technopark
A review of the results of the contest for the best project of Sberbank Technopark in Skolkovo: the winning project by Zaha Hadid and four others. The Chief Architect of Moscow, Sergey Kuznetsov, named this competition the most important event of the year.
SPEECH
  • April 22, 2016
  • Alla Pavlikova
Real Men's Game
The construction of the hockey school belonging to "Avangard" club of the city of Omsk is due to be completed in 2016 - the project was developed by Sergey Tsytsin.
Sergey Tsytsin’s studio
Legend No.58
For “Evgeny Gerasimov and Partners”, the residential complex “LEGENDA on Komendantsky, 58” has become an ideological research project.
Evgeniy Gerasimov & partners
Three projects for "Arkhstoyanie"
The festival announced the three projects that are to appear in Nikola-Lenivets this summer: Kometa ("A Comet), Dom Bomzha ("A Bum's Shack"), and Habitable Sculpture.
  • April 8, 2016
A Younger Forest Brother
A guest house designed by Roman Leonidov bureau echoes its prototype - the main house - but it also creatively revises a few interesting and recognizable techniques.
Studio of Roman Leonidov
  • April 7, 2016
  • Alla Pavlikova Julia Tarabarina
A Cosmic Cone
Kiev's bureau “ARCHIMATIKA” has developed a project of a shopping center in Novosibirsk. The source of the architects’ inspiration was a cedar cone.
  • April 4, 2016
  • Anna Starostina
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.
Architectural workshop Lyzlov («AML»), , DNK Architectural Group, Rozhdestvenka Architects, WOWHAUS
  • March 31, 2016
Unity without Monotony
A residential complex is being built near Sertolovo – a town 15 km away from St. Petersburg.
Sergey Tsytsin’s studio
  • March 22, 2016
  • Irina Bembel
Dream Land: Russian Lounge of the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., 2011–2015
The paintings by Valery Koshlyakov and the interior design by Sergey Skuratov came together to form a close symbiosis in the artists’ meditation on the image of Russia and the Russian dream. The result is full of light and full of different meanings. As for us, we tried to solve the charade and understand what the meaning of this "new image of Russia" is about - in the interior of the Russian Lounge in the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C.
Sergey Skuratov architects
Portentous and Polite
Kazakhstan's city of Uralsk is seeing the completion of the construction of a business center designed by UNK project. The building merges with the sky and interacts as a peer with the historical environment of the city.
UNK project
  • March 21, 2016
  • Anna Starostina
"Without resistance nothing is possible"
Interview with heneghan peng architects, a Dublin-based architectural practice, on designing museum buildings, Irish contemporary architecture and specificity of working in Russia.
heneghan peng architects
  • March 16, 2016
  • Ekaterina Mikhailova
An Ornament without Prejudices
Unlike most houses belonging to the so-called elite market sector and designed in pseudo-classical style, “Residence in Vsevolozhsky” has been planned in the spirit of art deco.
Mezonproekt
From Kaliningrad to London
An article about two contest projects done by Anatoly Stolyarchuk architectural studio, his work during the time of economic recession, and his attitude towards stylization.
​Anatoly Stolyarchuk Architectural Studio