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Winners selected for round two of the Moscow City Agglomeration Competition

Photo Credit: RIA Novosti
Photo Credit: RIA Novosti

The international team, lead by well-known Russian urbanist Andrey Chernikhov, and including McAdam Architects, Tower 151, Georgi Stanishev and Ginsburg Architects placed first in round two of the Moscow City Agglomeration Development Concept competition. The winning consortium sparked debate by suggesting Moscow officials should consider redeveloping the abundant brown field sites and other available infill spaces within the existing city boundaries before proposing new development. They highlighted vast areas occupied by goods railways and disused industrial sites from Soviet times as prime areas for regeneration and expansion, as well as a re-thinking of transport networks to alleviate pressure on existing systems. Continue after the break to learn more.

Cite:Karissa Rosenfield. "Winners selected for round two of the Moscow City Agglomeration Competition" 28 Jun 2012. ArchDaily. Accesed . <http://www.archdaily.com/249104/winners-selected-for-round-two-of-the-moscow-city-agglomeration-competition/>