Architecture of Russia 2023, February

Trial And Error Method

Trial And Error Method

Moscow Day at the international seminar "Moscow and European megacities …" showed that it is necessary to prepare for an even greater exacerbation of existing problems

Decentralization, De-urbanization, Cars, Bicycles And People

Decentralization, De-urbanization, Cars, Bicycles And People

On June 29-30, in the former CMEA building, an international seminar “Moscow and European megacities - the experience of planning sustainable urban development” organized by the Moscow government was held. The organizers called the first day the Day of Europe

Ancestors Of The Gravicap

Ancestors Of The Gravicap

In the Tretyakov Gallery, Vyacheslav Koleichuk recreated an exhibition of the 1920s

House On Kherson

House On Kherson

The twenty-five-storey residential building echoes the arc of Kherson Street. With all its appearance, the building shows that it belongs, firstly, to the city, and secondly, to a large multifunctional complex, which is planned to be built nearby

Ostozhenka Catalog

Ostozhenka Catalog

Last Thursday, the Museum of Architecture hosted a presentation of the catalog of JSB "Ostozhenka", published by the magazine "Tatlin"

Coastal Wave

Coastal Wave

An exquisite and non-standard project of an apart-hotel in Gelendzhik actively "enters into dialogue" with the surrounding nature

Architectural Choreography

Architectural Choreography

On Wednesday, July 5, Peter Wilson gave a lecture at the Central House of Architects. The lecture was listened to by Natalia Glebkina, Archi.ru

Forgotten Face Of Moscow ' Genius Loci

Forgotten Face Of Moscow ' Genius Loci

The residential complex in Tessinsky lane, the authors of which - Sergey Skuratov, Nikita Demidov and Pavel Shalimov received a month ago for the best project on Arch-Moscow, makes us look differently at the Moscow "spirit of the place"

House. Almost As Alive

House. Almost As Alive

The office complex under construction will be located next to the famous Danilovskaya manufactory - such a neighborhood made it almost inevitable to turn to the theme of bricks, hinting at the texture of old factory buildings, to pre-Soviet industrial Moscow. But this does not exhaust his expressiveness

A Very Moscow House

A Very Moscow House

The building on Strastnoy Boulevard resembles an ensemble of buildings of different times, so organic for Moscow that it seems that the author is inventing some new kind of contextual architecture, stylizing not specific "historical" buildings, but directly the urban environment itself

Architecture Without History And Without Theory?

Architecture Without History And Without Theory?

Recently it became known about plans for a radical reorganization of the Research Institute of Theory and History of Architecture and Urban Planning (NIITIAG) - the only research institute in the country with such a profile. According to rumors, they plan to cut employees by 7-8 times. We talked with Dmitry Shvidkovsky, Andrey Bokov, Elizaveta Likhacheva, Andrey Batalov - about the value of the Institute and why it still needs to be preserved

Snail On The Slope

Snail On The Slope

The project "House on Mosfilmovskaya" - the first Moscow residential skyscraper of the "deluxe" class, last year received the first prize from Arch-Moscow. In an interview with the correspondent of the Agency for Architectural News, Sergei Skuratov spoke about the changes that have taken place in the course of the project; in the latest edition, the house has grown significantly - the top point has risen from 150 to 200 meters and has become more laconic, turning into a giant sculptural statue that resembles a huge snail

Outdoor Plastic

Outdoor Plastic

At the beginning of Nizhnyaya Krasnoselskaya Street, the construction of a new office building designed by Alexei Bavykin begins. Once built, this small house has every chance to spread its charm to the entire surrounding area

Peekaboo

Peekaboo

If you enter Pavel Andreev's business park from Ordynka, for a second it may seem that you have transported with the help of a time machine from, say, the end of the 19th century straight to the 21st. The contrast between the development of Ordynka and the new district, which, if not for some nuances, could easily have been imagined not in Moscow, but in Berlin or any other European city, is quite strong

The Square Will Return To The People

The Square Will Return To The People

Expanding the building of the trading house "Perovsky", the architectural workshop of Nikolai Lyzlov at the same time "heals" the uncomfortable square crowded with cars near the Novogireevo metro station, turning it into a place pleasant for city walks

Secrets Of The Moscow Courtyard

Secrets Of The Moscow Courtyard

Even now, when the building on Bolshaya Dmitrovka 18/10, building 2 is still covered with construction film, you can see that next to its neighbors it looks like an elegant lady of miniature build, dressed in a pink and purple robe in a pseudo-baroque style

Reconstruction Of The Bolshoi - Will There Be An Underground?

Reconstruction Of The Bolshoi - Will There Be An Underground?

At the Public Town Planning Council under the Mayor of Moscow, held on September 6, the main issue was the second stage of the Bolshoi Theater reconstruction - namely, the development of the underground space under the Bolshoi Theater and Theater Square for parking, office premises and an underground concert and rehearsal hall. Then they discussed the restoration of the Worker and Kolkhoz Woman monument and the prospect of building a new shopping center around it

New Website ABD Architects

New Website ABD Architects

The website of the company ABD architects, developed by V. Kirpichev's design studio EDAS Design Lab, has been completely updated

Book "ABD: Within The Range Of Architecture"

Book "ABD: Within The Range Of Architecture"

The CICterna gallery hosted a presentation of the book "ABD: within the range of architecture", prepared by Vladislav and Lyudmila Kirpichev (EDAS_Design Kommunalka) and published by the Austrian publishing house SpringerWienNewYork

Retrospection Of Alexander Djikia

Retrospection Of Alexander Djikia

On September 29, the ArtPlay Design Center opened an exhibition of the architect, artist and poet Alexander Dzhikia "Retrospection". There was also a presentation of his book "Complete Catalog" (publisher - "ART-BLUE")

Dunes, Quartz And Atom

Dunes, Quartz And Atom

Winner of the Small Towns Competition for Sosnovy Bor: landscaping a park and a beach inspired by the northern landscape, mirrors and nuclear power

Kazan: One Thousand And One Years

Kazan: One Thousand And One Years

Recently, Alexander Zmeul, Maria Fadeeva and Alexander Airapetov created the "Freedom of Access" project; now there is a "Trend Bazaar" inside it, the first action of which took place yesterday in the studio "Luch". The organizers showed their own, in their words "subjective", photographs of the new Kazan, discussed the new architecture of the capital of Tararstan, which arose as a result of the construction boom timed to 1000 cities

High-rise Construction Through The Eyes Of Foreigners

High-rise Construction Through The Eyes Of Foreigners

The legendary edition of The Architectural Review, the Russian magazine ARX and ID Building held a conference on the problems of high-rise construction on October 5: Tall Buildings. Inspiring Quality in Russia - An International Perspective. Foreign architects: Lee Polisano, Chris Wilkinson, Tony McLoughlin, Graham Sterk, Ken Young, Simon Olford and Eric Stolz shared their experience of designing and building skyscrapers

Skyscrapers: Dicussia

Skyscrapers: Dicussia

At the Tall Buildings conference on October 5, organized by The Architectural Review, ARX and ID Building, after the architects' reports, an open discussion was held with the participation of all speakers. The communication was moderated by the editor-in-chief of the Review - Paul Finch

What Happened In September

What Happened In September

We bring to the attention of our readers our first attempt to summarize the brightest incidents of the past month. The results of September 2006 turned out to be discouraging encouraging … In short: in Venice Brodsky, in MuAre Belov, in the Moscow Heritage Committee new leadership

Fantasies On The Theme Of Modernism

Fantasies On The Theme Of Modernism

The project of a residential building to be built next to the student dormitory of the Moscow Architectural Institute seems to be an architectural fantasy based on the theme of its neighbor and predecessor

Line Flow

Line Flow

Five houses of the Svoboda quarter of the Symbol residential complex is an example of the integrated work of architects on an integral fragment of the city, which has become the embodiment of an approach to architecture that has never been seen in Moscow before: everything is subordinated to a plastic flow - a kind of flow, emphasized by the energetic drawing of the facades, akin to “supergraphics "

Design Of The Future By Present Of Future: Winners Named

Design Of The Future By Present Of Future: Winners Named

On October 14, Crocus Expo hosted an announcement of the laureates of the Present of Future architectural competition, organized by Interior Digest magazine, Emporio Casa and Cosmit companies. The best projects were selected by an international jury in five nominations, one of which was won by Russian designers. The works of the contestants were shown at the magazine's stand as part of the Italian furniture exhibition iSaloni WorldWide at Crocus Expo

Victory Of The Good And The Eternal: The Winners Of The "Crystal Daedalus" Are Named

Victory Of The Good And The Eternal: The Winners Of The "Crystal Daedalus" Are Named

Yesterday in the Manege awards of "Architecture" were handed out, including the main architectural award of the country "Crystal Daedalus". The main award was given to the authors of the restoration of the Alexandrinsky Theater; there are also noticeably many restorers among those awarded with gold diplomas of the festival

Architects

Architects

All-Russian festival "Zodchestvo" opened in Manezh yesterday

Excursion To The Airbus

Excursion To The Airbus

On October 21, the Free Access group organized an excursion to the construction site of the Airbus complex by Vladimir Plotkin. The tour was visited by a correspondent of the Architectural News Agency

Landscape Architecture: Laureates

Landscape Architecture: Laureates

Exhibition Landscape Architecture. View from home”, which took place from 19 to 23 October in the House on Brestskaya, on its last day awarded the laureates and winners of the competition. The jury proudly named the increase in the competitive spirit and the qualitative turn from small private estates to the improvement of public areas as the main achievement of this year. The confirmation of these words was the GRAND PRIX of the competition

White Quarter

White Quarter

In the northern part of Belorusskaya Square, ABD architects, together with the Warsaw-based architecture bureau APA Wojciechowski Architekci, begins construction of the prestigious White Square business quarter, which can become a new focus of not only business, but also city life

Club For 300 People. Exhibition Catalog

Club For 300 People. Exhibition Catalog

On October 26, at the Museum of Architecture on Vozdvizhenka, a presentation of the catalog of the exhibition of conceptual projects “Club for 300 people. Second attempt "

ARX ​​nominees

ARX ​​nominees

A shot list of the ARX awards, a new Russian architectural award established by ARX magazine, has been announced

"It Is Necessary To Adhere To The Tver Eclecticism." Meeting Of The City Council Under The Mayor Of Moscow

"It Is Necessary To Adhere To The Tver Eclecticism." Meeting Of The City Council Under The Mayor Of Moscow

On Wednesday, November 1, a public city council was held under the mayor of Moscow, at which projects for the formation of Kutuzovsky Prospect and the construction of ten hotels were discussed, among the authors - Zaha Hadid, Alexander Asadov, Pavel Andreev, Sergey Kiselev

Multi-storey Moscow Courtyard

Multi-storey Moscow Courtyard

On the bank of the Moskva River in Strogino, the construction of an elite microdistrict "Yantarny Gorod" is underway: two of the five towers are more than half built - 18 floors out of thirty. Monolithic frames of buildings being erected reveal their "stuffing" to the gaze, allowing to evaluate the architectural tricks inherent in the project

The Union Of Architects Of Russia Protested Against The Skyscraper "Gazprom City"

The Union Of Architects Of Russia Protested Against The Skyscraper "Gazprom City"

On November 2, on the eve of the next stage of the competition for the project of the 300-meter skyscraper "Gazprom City", the Union of Architects of Russia convened a press conference, at which it called on Russian and foreign architects to boycott their participation in the jury of the competition

October Results: Visiting The Minotaur

October Results: Visiting The Minotaur

We continue to summarize the architectural events of the month. October seemed past under the sign of a labyrinth - a little confusing, as well as immersed in the topic of restoration and reconstruction

Butterfly Villa: Manor "light"

Butterfly Villa: Manor "light"

The country house designed by Nikolai Lyzlov in collaboration with Olga Kaverina and Maria Kaplenkova is a rare case for the Lyzlov workshop. According to the architect, it is traditional, but very light and open to the surrounding beauties