At the opening of the Sretenka Design Week two objects, designed by OKRA are placed on a prominent spot on Tsvetnoy Bul’var in Moscow. The objects are designed as a demonstration model for interventions in public realm in Sretenka, one of Moscow’s oldest neighbourhoods. The objects are exemplary for the | Read More
Recently more details for the St.Peterburg Zoo were released by the TN PLUS landscape architects and Beckmann N’Thépé architects who won the design competition last Decemeber. The competition was organized by the city of Saint Petersburg. The site is in the northern suburbs of the city not far from the Bay | Read More
On January 20, the two finalist companies, AREP (France) and OMA (the Netherlands) made detailed presentations of their proposed urban development concepts and highlighted the key benefits of their respective projects.
St. Peterburg, Russia could lose its UNESCO status as a World Heritage Centre if the plans of the world’s biggest natural gas company to build a 396 metre (1,299 ft) skyscaper go ahead. The $3 billion building designed by RMJM has still not been approved by the local government. SOURCE: | Read More
Moscow Times reports Look at Moscow from the air and you’ll see a network of little muddy tracks, skipping over metal railings and concrete barriers, and ignoring the official, paved paths. Urban planning student Fyodor Novikov said he never really noticed them until he came back from a year studying | Read More
UNStudio’s design has been selected in the competition for a 21,000 square meter dance theatre in the historic centre of St. Petersburg. The new complex houses The Eifman Ballet of St. Petersburg, headed by the prolific choreographer Boris Eifman. From the four projects presented (Jean Nouvel (FR), UNStudio (NL), Snøhetta | Read More