Exhausted Modernism
In the downtown area of the city of Kaluga, Alexander Asadov and Karen Saprichyan designed a residential complex that combines a whole number of archetypes of modern architecture and gracefully interacts with its historical environment.
Transformation of "Belgrade"
The project of renovating "Belgrade" Hotel will turn it into a practical and fully-equipped facility, at the same time carefully preserving the recognizable style of the soviet modernism - and will even restore the symmetry of the Smolenskaya Square.
Chasing Fog
In Sergey Estrin's project, the second version of "Terekhovo" metro station is named "A Hedgehog in the Fog" (a cult soviet cartoon - translator's note). The graphic and the plastic solutions are united in it by the fairytale itself - like a dream inspired by the nature of this riverbed.
Towers above the Forest
A residential complex PerovSky upon a project of ADM bureau is being built at the border of Terletskaya Dubrava, to become the embodiment of the spirit – not the form – of city block development ideology.
In the Rhythm of a Cruise
Another project prepared for Radisson Blue Moscow Riverside contest: the architects of “4izmerenie” bureau interpreted the form of the company’s logo and combined it with a southern resort air.
Designer Clothes for a Residential Quarter
Working with the four options of facade solutions for a residential quarter in Moscow area's city of Vidnoe, the architects of PANACOM went beyond the task that was offered to them, striving for the Moscow standards of residential projects.
  • February 10, 2016
The Birth of a Crystal
As one takes his first glance at the two residential and office towers of the new complex designed by "Asadov Architectural Bureau" next to the Timiryazevsky park, a flood of associations comes steaming in, one of them being that of primeval earth material, the other - of the crystal that it gave birth to.
ASADOV architects
Tower above the Square
The project developed the smallest, yet most important town-planning section of “Sadovye Kvartaly” ("Garden Quarters"): the meaningful completion of the author's vision.
Sergey Skuratov architects
Eco Solution
Designed by "Arkhitecturium" studio headed by Vladimir Bindeman, the family sports and recreation center resembles a scout camp in its structure, while its composition adheres to the ideals of green architecture.
With a Slight Chinese Accent
A new aparthotel from Anatoliy Stolyarchuk studio was to appear on Tallinskaya Street, on the right bank of the Neva River.
​Anatoly Stolyarchuk Architectural Studio
A Lost Park
A modern version of a yurt, a Garden of Eden, a waterfall-house and a gigantic aqueduct – all of it can be found in the new technopark “Ishim” is Astana in the project of Totan Kuzembaev’s bureau.
Totan Kuzembaev Architectural Studio
This issue features the project of "River-Park" residential area on the bank of the Nagatinsky Creek - developed by "Ostozhenka" architectural bureau.
Ostozhenka Bureau
At the Junction of Geometry and Landscape
The "main stage" of the new residential area designed by Aleksey Ivanov at a suburb of the city of Kirov will be presented by a natural park that will also serve as a multifunctional entertainment center.
Arkhstroydesign ASD
Alluvial Skyline
The story of the contest for development of the raised beach territories of Saint Petersburg's Vasilyevsky Island and about his project that shared its victory with the proposal by the consortium "КСАР+Orange" is shared by the leader of the architectural bureau "A.Len" Sergey Oreshkin.
Point of Assembly
Arch Group has moved to a new office - a classic open space designed in the industrial style with authentic artifacts of the nineteenth century.
Arch Group
In this issue, we continue the story of the Mikhailovka reconstruction for the Management School of Saint Petersburg University. Nikita Yavein turned the students' cafe/club into a meditation on stability versus agility, and on the boundaries of perception and associative thinking.
Studio 44
A Hard Luck Project
A story of a project based upon an equitable dialogue between a new building and the remodeled façade of a demolished tenement being able to maintain its right to sport the contemporary-style design in the new part of the building.
​Anatoly Stolyarchuk Architectural Studio
Embracing a Peripter
The state-of-the-art multifunctional gym was designed for the World Championship 2018 and "Spartak" football team. Keeping in mind just who Spartacus was, the architects endowed the gym's glass facade with a resemblance to an antique temple, almost the Parthenon.
Contrastive Reconstruction
Carefully but boldly reconstructing an ensemble of historical buildings, Nikita Yavein turned a former livery yard that used to belong to the Great Prince Mikhail Nikolaevich into a large academic complex. Now it looks half like a palace, half like a European university.
Studio 44
Tactile Understanding
Curators of the exhibition “Touch+See+Hear=Feel”, the architects of Mezonproject bureau, have proposed a new, advanced method of communication with the sculptures of Anna Golubkina.
Butterfly on Novy Arbat
A project of the hotel complex Butterfly designed by “Bogachkin & Bogachkin” bureau distinguished by the “Gold Mark” at the festival Zodchestvo-2015
  • December 8, 2015
Cannelure of the Minimalist
The voluminous construction of this residential complex reacts to the structure of the city fabric, while the geometry of its facades - to the creative search of mature modernism, although the allusions are presented in a contemporary way, with keen attention to detail.
Sergey Kisselev & Partners
  • November 19, 2015
  • Julia Tarabarina
Clever Clover, Mondrian Style
In Saint Petersburg's Moscow District, not far away from the Constitution Square, appeared a new high-rise built upon the project of "A.Len" Studio - named "Klever" ("Clover").
Cloud of Knowledge
In the end of last year, Vladimir Bindeman's bureau "Arkhitekturium" took part in the open international competition for the project of a new city library "2.0" that will be built in the very heart of Copenhagen.
  • November 9, 2015
  • Tatiana Timofeeva
Forest Lofts
PANACOM is doing the interior design project for the Voronezh-based research and production company AEDON.
  • November 6, 2015
  • Anna Yevstigneeva
Key to the Island
Sergey Skuratov's project for the Sofiyskaya Embankment gracefully ties the Roman associations and the beauty of inner controversies of today's architecture to the context of today's Moscow. The result is a new city axis where the view of the Kremlin tower must draw the tourist into a perspective and then lead him down the boulevard to the river.
Sergey Skuratov architects
Exploring the Topic
The almost theatrical scenography, mechanisms of modern architecture and nostalgia for mansions are combined in this house so unobtrusively and subtly that one even breathes more freely around it.
Creative Union ‘Reserve’
Pixelation of Mytnaya
Not far from Shukhov Tower, amid the already built new housing estates, the Sky House Towers – covered partly with transparent and partly with vivid autumn-colored pixel skin – has reached its final stage of construction.
Ostozhenka Bureau
Rais Baishev: "I am a space packer".
One of the cofounders of "Ostozhenka" architectural bureau and the chief architect of such projects as the building of International Moscow Bank, a Residential Complex in Odintsovo, and the residential complex "Water Colors" in Balashikha shares about the role of the chief architect of the project and about his personal preferences as opposed to what is considered to be modern and fashionable.
Mobility Zone
The architects of “A.Len” have not only fitted the multi-use complex in the Pulkovo Airport with a convenient arrangement of traffic and passenger flow, but also with a story-line that schematically encodes the past, present and future of the architecture.
  • October 22, 2015
Implementation Prospects
A story about a student project that the professors liked so much that they found a customer for it. A story about a housing project that can indeed be implemented in one of the districts of New Moscow.
  • October 19, 2015
  • Alla Pavlikova
The Power of Conflict
The first place for the best contest proposal for Radisson Blue hotel complex was won by Saint Petersburg's "A.Len" with a project of an ensemble of two contrasting volumes vividly demonstrating the dialectical principle of unity and struggle of opposites.
Noblesse Oblige
For the best proposal contest for Radisson Blue Moscow Riverside Hotel, the team of Alexander and Andrew Asadov and Karen Saprichyan, designed a multivolume complex composition that changes beyond recognition with the shifting of its viewing angle. A cyberspace guided tour will allow for joining the pictures into a single whole.
ASADOV architects, MAHPI, GrandProektCity