Kaluga’s Sports and Youth Palace Winning Proposal / el fabricante de espheras + Espai MGR + A&G Proyectos y Desarrollos

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The Spanish architecture team, formed by el fabricante de espheras + Espai MGR + A&G Proyectos y Desarrollos, just won the first prize in the Ideas Competition for the new Kaluga’s Sports and Youth Palace in Russia. The project consists of a sports infrastructure, commercial galleries and hotel rooms designed to be based on innovation and high technology architecture. This winning concept is explained as a flower that protects from the cold of the city of Kaluga and contains a set of spaces for sport, leisure, tourism and relax. More images and architects’ description after the break.

Artist Residence Competition Entry / Talmon Biran Architecture Studio

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Located in Nikola Lenivets Park in , Russia, this proposal for the Artist Residence, which was shortlisted in the design competition, suggests the typology of a campus, a condensed layout providing the facilities for all of the artist residence community– living, learning and creating. Designed by Talmon Biran Architecture Studio, in collaboration with architect Ana Leschinsky, the proposed scheme is open ended, allowing flexibility and future growth while integrating the buildings within the landscape. More images and architects’ description after the break.

House in Tarussa / Bureau Alexander Brodsky

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Architects: Bureau Alexander Brodsky
Location: Kaluga, Tarusa,
Photographs: Yuri Palmin