Solntsevo Metro Station / Nefa Architects

Solntsevo Metro Station / Nefa Architects

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  • Architects: Nefa Architects
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  3935
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2018
  • Photographs Photographs:  Ilya Ivanov
  • Chief Engineer:Sergey Kurepin
  • Project Management:Daria Turkina
  • Client:Mosinzhproekt
  • Visualization:Dmitry Tridenov, Rustam Yusupov
  • Chief Architect:Dmitry Ovcharov
  • Authors Team:Dmitry Ovcharov, Elena Mertsalova, Viktor Kolupaev
  • Architects:Margarita Kornienko, Maria Tarasova
  • City:Moscow
  • Country:Russia
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© Ilya Ivanov
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Text description provided by the architects. In 2014 our project was chosen through an international open call held by Strelka KB upon request of Moscomarchitecture. The concept is site-specific and based on two main subjects: Sunlight, its architectural comprehension and a characteristic slope roof of a  summer cottage “dacha”.

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© Ilya Ivanov
Light Diagram
Light Diagram
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© Ilya Ivanov

Name of the site inspired the Sun motif and the slope roof motif came from the history of the area, that in the 1920s and 30s was one of the first places designated for workers settlements. Perforation of the entrance pavilions creates an effect of sunbeams penetrating the roof, in the underground halls we use the same effect but generated by reflected artificial light instead of daylight.

© Ilya Ivanov
© Ilya Ivanov

The outdoor pavilions are assembled from a number of white concrete panels, on the outside concrete is textured with vertical grooves that are repeating the lines of joints between panels. The notches are visible in order to highlight the rhythm of the facade.

© Ilya Ivanov
© Ilya Ivanov
Floor Plans and Elevation - Ticket Hall
Floor Plans and Elevation - Ticket Hall
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© Ilya Ivanov

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Address:Solntsevo Metro Station, Moscow, Russia

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Cite: "Solntsevo Metro Station / Nefa Architects" 10 Oct 2018. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/903546/solntsevo-metro-station-nefa-architects> ISSN 0719-8884

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