Relocation contest winners to be presented at St Petersburg International Cultural Forum

Relocation contest winners to be presented at St Petersburg International Cultural Forum
A total of 291 companies submitted 130 entries for five prospect construction sites as part of Moscow’s housing relocation programme.

Winners presented their projects at the 6th St Petersburg International Cultural Forum at the Creative Environment and Urban Science section.

Visitors can learn about the project’s work , challenges that designers had to face plus solutions they put forward. The presentation will take place on the forum’s first day, 16 November.

The two-step competition for the pilot construction sites of Moscow’s large-scale housing relocation programme started in April 2017. A total of 291 companies submitted 130 entries. Twenty companies made it to the finals, some were consortiums. For each construction site, there will be several contestant teams, and only one of them will be named the winner. The results will be announced on 10 November, and six days later, on 16 November, the winning project will be presented at the Creative Environment and Urban Science section.

Contestants by district

Kuzminki

— Spectrum Group, AREP GROUP;

— Pride, Zaha Hadid Architects, đÉRTEZA, Transsolar, Tyrens, KPMG, KROST, Habidatum;

— SPEECH, Research Institute of Transport and Road Infrastructure, Ilya Mochalov and Partners;

— PIK Project.

Golovinsky

— MEGANOM, Genplan Insitute of Moscow, Habidatum Lab, Dvorulitsa;

— Tsimailo, Lyashenko and Partners, Michel Desvigne Paysagiste, Valode & Pistre Architectes, Research Institute of Transport and Road Infrastructure, LTS;

— Asadov Architectural Studio, KISM-SH, Ilya Mochalov and Partners, PROSPECTA;

— Timur Bashkayev Architectural Studio.

Tsaritsyno

— Reserv;

— Sergei Skuratov Architectural Studio;

— Studio 44;

— Progress, Design Erick van Egeraat BV, Cushman & Wakefield.

Prospekt Vernadskogo

— Mosproject, Ginzburg Architects;

— Oztozhenka Architectural Studio;

— Master’s Plan, Bofill Arquitectura, S.L.;

— Kamen, Steven Holl Architects, Centre for Urban Innovations and Technologies, Mosproject-4.

Khoroshyovo-Mnyovniki

— UNK project, Nikken Sekkei;

— A-Project.K, Carlo Ratti Associati, Alt ProjectMLA+, Buromoscow, Tridika, Mobility in Chain S.r.l., Felixx Landscape Architects & Planners, Habidatum;

— AI architects, Yuri Sheredega, Alexanader Vaisfeld, Alexander Mozhayev, Stanislav Myagkov, Alexander Marulin.

Led by Moscow Chief Architect Sergei Kuznetsov, the Creative Environment and Urban Science section is to be part of the St. Petersburg Cultural Forum for the second year running.  The major themes this year will be mass housing, dormitory town architecture, development of public spaces as well as  the quality of modern architecture.

Participation is by registration, which is open on the forum’s website until 20 October.

The 6th St Petersburg International Cultural Forum will run from 16 to 18 November. It will have lectures on science and practice, conferences, symposiums, presentations plus concerts. In addition to all this, the Art Patron of the Year Awards for valuable contributions to cultural projects, the Andrei Lunacharsky Prize to culture workers specializing in non-creative areas, and a prize for ballet teachers and music and art teachers will take place as part of the event.