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Kindergarten Vashavskoye Hwy 141 / Buromoscow

02:00 - 10 April, 2018
Kindergarten Vashavskoye Hwy 141 / Buromoscow, © Serafima Telkanova
© Serafima Telkanova

© Serafima Telkanova © Serafima Telkanova © Vlad Feoktistov © Serafima Telkanova + 13

  • Architects

  • Location

    Moscow, Russia
  • Category

  • Lead Architects

    ulia Burdova, Olga Aleksakova, Jezi Stankevic, Olga Vlasenko
  • Team

    Maria Serova, Anastasia Fedoseeva, Timur Magichev, Vasily Goncharov, Nelya Sabirova
  • Area

    3780.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2017
  • Photographs

Herzog & de Meuron Designs "Horizontal Skyscraper" Above Historic Moscow Brewery

12:22 - 21 March, 2018
Herzog & de Meuron Designs "Horizontal Skyscraper" Above Historic Moscow Brewery, Courtesy of Herzog & de Meuron
Courtesy of Herzog & de Meuron

Herzog & de Meuron has released images of their proposed scheme for the redevelopment of an old brewery site on the banks of the Moscow River. The Badaevskiy Brewery project will see the transformation of a largely abandoned cluster of historic, industrial buildings, a delicate restoration project contrasting with the contemporary addition of a residential “Horizontal Skyscraper.” With this bold addition elevated on tall, slender stilts, a new ground-level public park is created to strengthen ties between the brewery site and adjacent river.

Courtesy of Herzog & de Meuron Courtesy of Herzog & de Meuron Courtesy of Herzog & de Meuron Courtesy of Herzog & de Meuron + 5

33 m² flat / Studio Bazi

02:00 - 27 February, 2018
33 m² flat  / Studio Bazi, © Polina Poludkina
© Polina Poludkina

© Polina Poludkina © Polina Poludkina © Polina Poludkina © Polina Poludkina + 34

The 10 Tallest Uncompleted Skyscrapers

09:30 - 26 February, 2018
The 10 Tallest Uncompleted Skyscrapers, © Santiago Calatrava
© Santiago Calatrava

We all know a little about the world's tallest buildings—those engineering feats which define their cities and become symbols of human achievement—but what of the buildings that never took their planned place in their respective skylines? In 2014, The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) released a report listing the 20 tallest buildings that were never completed (an up-to-date list is also maintained on their website here). In order to be considered "never completed," all of the buildings in the report had begun site work, but construction was completely halted with no reports indicating it will continue. Read on to find out the top 10 tallest uncompleted buildings in 2018 after the break.

Rem Koolhaas to Lead OMA's Transformation of the New Tretyakov Gallery in Moscow

14:00 - 20 February, 2018
Rem Koolhaas to Lead OMA's Transformation of the New Tretyakov Gallery in Moscow, © OMA
© OMA

OMA has revealed plans for the renovation of the New Tretyakov Gallery on Krymsky Val in Moscow that will increase the accessibility and visibility of the gallery’s four sectors. Led by Rem Koolhaas, the scheme will use color and material to create a new visual identity and to establish a new link to the Moscow River.

© OMA © OMA © OMA © OMA + 7

Steven Holl Architects Create New Residential Typology on Moscow Paratrooper Site

12:00 - 25 January, 2018
Steven Holl Architects Create New Residential Typology on Moscow Paratrooper Site, Courtesy of Steven Holl Architects/Art-group Kamen
Courtesy of Steven Holl Architects/Art-group Kamen

Steven Holl Architects, in collaboration with Art-group Kamen, has been selected as the winners of an international competition to design a new mixed-use residential development in the Tushino district of Moscow, Russia, beating out proposals from Fuksas Architecture, Zaha Hadid Architects, Mad Global, and Tsimailo, Lyashenko & Partners.

Comprising housing, social spaces and educational facilities, the design of the complex draws inspiration from its historic site, a former paratrooper airfield. In response, Steven Holl Architects proposed a completely new building typology, “Parachute Hybrids,” which “combines residential bar and slab structures with supplemental programming suspended in sections above, like parachutes frozen in the sky.”

Courtesy of Steven Holl Architects/Art-group Kamen Courtesy of Steven Holl Architects/Art-group Kamen Courtesy of Steven Holl Architects/Art-group Kamen Courtesy of Steven Holl + 8

MVRDV References Moscow's Historic Architecture with Competition-Winning Mixed-Use Design

10:50 - 22 January, 2018
MVRDV References Moscow's Historic Architecture with Competition-Winning Mixed-Use Design, Winter Street View. Image © MVRDV
Winter Street View. Image © MVRDV

MVRDV has been selected as the winner of an international competition for a new mixed-use complex to be located near several important historic buildings in the city center of Moscow, Russia. Known as Silhouette, the complex will pack 52,000 square meters (560,000 square feet) of commercial, retail and residential space into its pixelated, geometric volume.

Call for Submissions: Glass in Architecture, Archglass

16:57 - 17 January, 2018
Call for Submissions: Glass in Architecture, Archglass, Glass in architecture, Archglass
Glass in architecture, Archglass

The Union of Architects of Russia calls for submissions to the Sixth "Glass in architecture" awards for 2018. It will be held on April, 18-19, 2018 within the framework of the Forum of the architectural glass industry, "ArchGlass 2018," in Moscow at the Central House of Architects.

Open International Competition for Development of the Architectural and Artistic Concept of Moscow Metro Stations

11:51 - 17 January, 2018
Open International Competition for Development of the Architectural and Artistic Concept of Moscow Metro Stations, Agency for Strategic Development CENTER
Agency for Strategic Development CENTER

The main objective of the Competition is to find the unique architectural-artistic solutions for interiors of passenger areas and entrance halls of the two new metro stations - “Nagatinsky zaton” and “Klenoviy bulvar”. These are the stations of the Third interchange circuit and will be located in South administrative district of Moscow.

The competition concepts of the artistic decisions for the stations should blend harmoniously with the town-planning, historical and cultural environment of the region they are located in; be resistant to time; adaptable to streamlined production; adaptable for safe transportation of all population categories; and also have unified navigation

Pharmaceutical HQ / Architects of Invention

13:00 - 21 December, 2017
Pharmaceutical HQ / Architects of Invention, © NakaniMamasakhlisi Photo Lab
© NakaniMamasakhlisi Photo Lab

© NakaniMamasakhlisi Photo Lab © NakaniMamasakhlisi Photo Lab © NakaniMamasakhlisi Photo Lab © NakaniMamasakhlisi Photo Lab + 28

WORLD CLASS Olympic / VOX Architects

12:00 - 8 December, 2017
WORLD CLASS Olympic / VOX Architects, © Sergey Ananiev
© Sergey Ananiev

© Sergey Ananiev © Sergey Ananiev © Sergey Ananiev © Sergey Ananiev + 11

  • Architects

  • Location

    Moscow, Russia
  • Category

  • Architect in Charge

    Boris Voskoboynikov, Maria Akhremenkova, Anna Koskova, Andrey Koskov, Katerina Chernyshova, Anna Marchuk, Alina Epifanova
  • Area

    900.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2017
  • Photographs

Discover The Red Square Through the Lens of Maria Gonzalez

17:00 - 22 November, 2017
© Maria Gonzalez
© Maria Gonzalez

© Maria Gonzalez © Maria Gonzalez © Maria Gonzalez © Maria Gonzalez + 12

A UNESCO designated World Heritage site, Red Square is the historic center of not only Moscow but Russia’s cultural life. In the 1400’s, this city center was a poor, blighted area until Ivan the Great called on Italian architects to help him build the Kremlin, or fortress. This outdoor urban space is now home to St. Basil’s Cathedral, the State Historical Museum, the GUM Department Store and Vladimir Lenin’s mausoleum. St. Basil’s is one of the most recognizable buildings in Russia due to it’s unique domes, towers, cupolas, spires and arches. Some of the best Russian history and art lives behind the distinctive red brick walls of the State Historical Museum. The GUM Department Store makes Red Square a luxuriant shopping destination. In it’s lifetime, the Square has hosted innumerable speeches, parades, rock concerts and festivals.

Triumfalnaya Square / Buromoscow

02:00 - 20 November, 2017
Triumfalnaya Square / Buromoscow, © Vlad Feoktistov
© Vlad Feoktistov

© Vlad Feoktistov © Vlad Feoktistov © Vlad Feoktistov © Vlad Feoktistov + 21

  • Architects

  • Location

    Moscow, Russia
  • Category

  • Lead Architects

    Julia Burdova, Olga Aleksakova, Alyona Guk, Olga Vlasenko, Natalya Remizova, Serafima Telkanova
  • Area

    13740.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2015
  • Photographs

Travel to Russia (and New Heights) From The Comfort Of Your Own Home

08:00 - 11 November, 2017

Drones help us see architecture in new ways. Explore Moscow, Georgia, St. Petersberg, and Russian supertall skyscraper Lakhta Center through Timelab’s lense. With the help of drones, Timelab Production’s vimeo profile showcases a wide variety of professional video content. Travel to new places (and new heights) from the comfort of your own home by watching the videos below.

Zaryadye Park / Diller Scofidio + Renfro

10:00 - 8 November, 2017
Zaryadye Park / Diller Scofidio + Renfro, © Iwan Baan
© Iwan Baan

© Maria Gonzalez © Maria Gonzalez © Maria Gonzalez © Maria Gonzalez + 27

Moscow's Zaryadye Park Sees More Than One Million Visitors in Less Than A Month

12:00 - 1 November, 2017
© Iwan Baan
© Iwan Baan

Moscow welcomed its first new park in 50 years with the opening Zaryadye Park in mid-September. Designed by architects Diller Scofidio + Renfro, Citymakers and Hargreaves Associates, this new public space has been a big draw for Muscovites, with over a million people visiting in the first weeks since its inauguration.

The park has become one of the most important contemporary spaces in Moscow, exhibiting high-quality infrastructure and landscapes, as well as extraordinary views to the Kremlin and the Red Square.

Moscow’s New Pathless Park by Diller Scofidio + Renfro Artificially Creates Microclimates

16:00 - 30 September, 2017
Moscow’s New Pathless Park by Diller Scofidio + Renfro Artificially Creates Microclimates, © Philippe Ruault
© Philippe Ruault

As part of the series of new urban developments sprawling up in Moscow, Zaryadye Park is the latest to open this month in a bid to improve the city’s green space. Commissioned by Moscow Chief Architect, Sergey Kuznetsov, an international consortium led by Diller Scofidio + Renfro in collaboration with Hargreaves Associates and Citymakers has designed this new public space that encourages integration and celebrates the amplitude of regions across Russia by artificially emulating each of their climates: the steppe, the forest, the wetlands and the tundra.

Kleinewelt Architekten and Citizenstudio Envision Moscow's Gateway to the Five Seas

12:00 - 16 September, 2017
Kleinewelt Architekten and Citizenstudio Envision Moscow's Gateway to the Five Seas, Courtesy of Kleinewelt Architekten bureau
Courtesy of Kleinewelt Architekten bureau

Kleinewelt Architekten in partnership with Citizenstudio / Gorozhane Group, created a re-design proposal for the Northern River Boat Station Park, also known as the Park of Five Seas, in Moscow. Built in the 1930’s, the current park is supposed to act as the city’s gateway to the five seas: the White, Baltic, Black, Azov, and Caspian Sea. However, the park is removed from city life and separates Moscow from it’s historic waterways.

Courtesy of Kleinewelt Architekten bureau Courtesy of Kleinewelt Architekten bureau Courtesy of Kleinewelt Architekten bureau Courtesy of Kleinewelt Architekten bureau + 20