// arthitectural / Moscow

SPEECH Tchoban & Kuznetsov
Granatniy 6, residential complex


The residential complex with its simple cubic forms and richly decorated façades with their carved ornamentation is an architectural statement. It has been considerably influenced by the development’s surroundings as the old buildings on Granatny pereulok and the nearby Central House of Architects with its impressive portal created by Andrey Burov (a Soviet architect of […]


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SPEECH Tchoban & Kuznetsov
Headquarter of the company Novatek


The headquarter “Novatek”, located at the corner of Leninsky avenue and Udalcova str., stands out not only because of its modestly-elegant appearance but also due to the unique building services concept – it is one of the first buildings in Moscow conforming to European standards of energy efficient design. The 12-floor though seemingly six-storey building […]


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TPO RESERVE, Latz+Partner and MAXWAN
Zaryadye Park


Our goal for this project is simply the creation of a timeless park that has great value for centuries to come. This is an informal and dynamic park that can adopt future trends and changes of use. We deny a formal, static, trendy and ’wow!’ oriented park that only relates to current circumstances and stays […]


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Arhitekturium
Novogorsk Olympic Village


House at the Bend (It Grows on You) By the project of “Architecturium” Studio, on the Mashkinskoe Highway, the construction of “Novogorsk Olympic Village” is underway. This year, the checkpoint building and the four-story residential house, located on the front line of the settlement, have been put into operation. The project of “Novogorsk Olympic Village” […]


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Sergey Estrin Architects
Diageo Company representative office


For the company “Diageo”, “Sergey Estrin Architectural Studio” has designed a new office whose design showcases the top brands of this world’s largest producer of alcoholic beverages. Diageo is the true empire of elite liquor. Eight of the world’s twenty best-selling brands, including Johnnie Walker, White Horse and Crown Royal whiskey, Smirnoff vodka, Baileys liqueur, Captain […]


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DNK Architectural Group
Empire Tower – Second Stage


Portal of the “Empire” Taking part in the contest for the project of the second stage of construction of “Empire Tower” Complex, the architectural group DNK treated the last unfinished building on the Krasnopresnenskaya Embankment as a laconic-shape volume with dramatic and expresive facades. The contest for the construction on the land site “Moscow City” next […]


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Arkhstroydesign ASD
Settlement of Rubin Estate


Diversity within the Bounds of Tradition Developing a reconstruction project for the settlement of Rubin Estate, architect Aleksey Ivanov paid special attention to the quality and the merchantability of the future real property units. The settlement, located 15 kilometers away from Moscow Belt Ring down Rublevo-Uspenskoe Highway, got into the hands of “Archstroydesign ASD” almost completed. […]


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Totan Kuzembaev Architectural Studio
Fan House


Tree of the House The architectural collection of the resort “Pirogovo” was once again replenished with a house named “Fan” designed by Totan Kuzembaev workshop and built on the bank of the Klyazma lake. The house took its name from the main glazed façade facing the lake– the architects gave it a peculiar smoothly curved […]


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ADM
Modern office center


The Architectural Workshop ADM turned an obsolete protracted construction into a modern office center. For over five years, an unfinished concrete volume stood on the Mira Avenue in Moscow making a gloomy impression on the pedestrians with its hollow embrasures and the massive lattice constructions. Last year, the new owner of the building turned to the […]


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ABD architects
Medical center in Moscow


Compatibility Test ABD Architects has designed a multifunctional medical center in Shchepkina street in Moscow. A seven-storey building, its front façade stretching along Shchepkina street, was put in commission in October 2012, after a five-year construction period. Within this time, the building has radically changed its exterior look and functional purpose, which proved to be a […]


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Megabudka
Office+Showroom for DK.project


Objective: to design bright multifunctional space convenient for office work, visual for demonstration of interior elements, comfortable for lectures and prepossesing to communication at friendly meetings. Concept: We departed from regular view on interior by getting free from complexes of horizontal floor-by floor project and placed complicated art object consisting of parallelepipeds into original empty […]


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za bor architects
Parasite office


The «АRCH Moscow» architectural biennale is traditionally held in the end of May, in the Russian capital. za bor architects presented this year an essentially new idea of effective usage of inhabited areas with the aim of practical business spaces creation. For this project the za bor architects was awarded with the second prize entry […]


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za bor architects
Forward Media Group


In addition to several popular and well–recognized magazines such as ‘Hello’, for instance, Forward Media Group, owned by Russian billionaire Oleg Deripaska, publishes the largest and the most popular in Russia and Russian–speaking countries magazines on interior design, including the main edition ‘Interior+design’ and specialized periodical ‘100% Office’, ‘100% Bathrooms’, ‘100% Kitchens’ and so on. […]


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Sergey Kisselev & Partners
Mirax Plaza


Story of the project office and retail building on Kulneva Street (better known under its former name of “Mirax Plaza”) losing its designer supervision, being re-done, and then finally getting back into the hands of its authors to retrieve its architectural integrity. The project of the office complex “Mirax Plaza” is well known to anyone […]


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Carlson & Co
English House


Palladian Style Improvisation In this issue, we present the project of an “English House” – a palace built by Oleg Carlson for a commissioner from Moscow region. The facades of the house simulate the image of a British country palace and serve to conceal a complex and intriguingly sophisticated multi-layer space behind them. The central part […]


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Atrium
Planeta KVN


The project of reconstructing the building of “Havana” Movie Theater into “Planeta KVN” HQ* is not only highly responsive of the city environment and the “eternally young” image of the popular TV show, but also remarkably flexible in terms of its technical solution. * KVN – Klub Vesyólykh i Nakhódchivykh or Ka-Ve-En, “Club of the […]


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za bor architects
Badoo Development Office


The Moscow office of the Badoo company, had to get gifted young programmers together for improvement and development of one of the most popular dating services in the world – badoo.com. The office was created for web developers and focused on technical, not administrative function. The result is very impressive. In fact, the office is […]


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Arkhstroydesign ASD
Eco-Style Landscape


For the eco settlement of “Peninsula”, located on the bank of Istra Lake, “Aleksey Ivanov Studio “Arkhstroydesign ASD” has developed a housing and landscaping concept. “The general layout of the settlement had been developed before us and the construction was already underway, so our task was to conceptualize not the entire territory but only the small […]


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Totan Kuzembaev Architectural Studio
Greenhouse


Among the numerous buildings of “Pirogovo” resort, there is one that stands out even against the diverse background of the most high-profile objects of this museum of contemporary architecture. This the “Greenhouse” designed by Totan Kuzembaev – a simple and laconic volume of wood and glass. Greenhouse, in this particular case, is not a beautiful-sounding name […]


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Sergey Estrin Architects
Sretenskaya School of Theology


The school of theology (or “seminary”, as it is called in Russia) will be built in the very center of Moscow, in the immediate vicinity of Sretensky stauropegion (“reporting directly to the holy Sinod or Patriarch”) monastery. For this purpose, the administration of the educational institution was allotted a former school building on Bolshaya Lubyanka […]


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