Zaha Hadid Architects has been selected to build the Sberbank Technopark at the Skolkovo Innovation Centre, Moscow, Russia. Considered to be Russia’s Silicon Valley, Skolkovo will be home to the laboratories and campuses of Russia’s fast developing IT, biomedical, energy, nuclear and space innovations.
The premises of the four houses are located around a common stair-lift lobby – atrium. In the basement are areas of cinema and billiard room. The first floor comprises a group of ceremonial and technical kitchen, dining room and split-level living room-library. Main lift and staircase hall is raised on three floors and opens the space of the house throughout its extent. Having made the decision not to conceal the space of the staircase hall, but to strengthen the impression it makes, the volume of the hall was visually stretches by active verticals. The hall turned into a luxurious multilevel volume, with “heart of gold” in the form of a nine-metre cascading chandelier made by the author’s project. Hypertrophied height is emphasizes by rapid vertical impressionability of the walls, pointing upwards. The whole system of decoration starts from the entrance and develops in the remaining space of the house. Stucco, murals, designer fixtures and colours shape the environment of clear art deco motifs.
One of the most beautiful places in Moscow. It is a high right bank of the Moscow River. Located opposite the Luzhniki Stadium, considered one of the “Seven Hills of Moscow.” Neskuchny garden is adjacent to the site from the east. It is 80 meters high from the Moscow river.
The territory of the former wagon-repair factory \”Sofia\” includes preserved buildings and manufactories of the factory from the early 20th century. Under conditions of the renovation of this historical space we tried to implement the basic principles of cultural design, use the basic principles of classicism in our project. The main planning axis, starting from the building of the shopping center (Saves workshop building) runs through the whole territory and dissolves in nature. The core of the residential complex becomes the canal. The quarterly buildings facades solution was carried out using contemporary architectural language, but using regularities of building’s classic facade. Most of the site area presents by residential area, which includes neighborhoods, residential buildings, apartment buildings-cylinders, children’s institutions, trade and service complex, FLC and garages. The boulevards channel and pond axis unites areas as well as green territory of parks. Areas with dense buildings are interspersed with open spaces, parks and public spaces. We offer three types of \”Park\”: a memorial or historical, regular or \”French\” and an irregular or \”English\”. Transport idea of the project – the exception of transit through the residential complex and the reduction of traffic in it to a minimum.
In the village our house all know as \”Steamboat Ivan Kuzmich.\” Construction, widely spaced on the site, with white ribbons stretched ceilings, it really looks like a steamer. Lessons beyond the walls of the roof slopes, panoramic windows, windows-colored slopes of windows in the pool, rounded corners and a ramp to the second floor – the distinctive features of the house. Bright V-shaped column marks the main entrance to the house. The interior on both sides of the living room are made open stone terraces. They are shaped transition from the streets to the transparent interior room, and she – a more closed living rooms. Hence the smooth flow of space varying degrees of privacy: courtyard – terrace – transparent living – the house.. Bright V-shaped column marks the main entrance to the house.
The design solution of the business center in St. Petersburg has been developed for quite a large site which doesn’t have any essential changes of the area topography. It is supposed to build a separate three-storied building in the form of a simple, uniform volume with a monolithic framework. It is going to be used only by the company which owns it, so it has no areas for rent.
The project is a proposal for a new branch of NCCA Museum in Moscow.
The project proposes a flexible matrix of the linear block, a strategy derived from the great modern Russian architecture. Every single block opens the buildings to the world axes and it is modular with different dimensions and openings according to the program, solar exposition, energy consumption, and sustainability. At the centre of the triangular site, the main bar is an atrium space, which connects the existing buildings, the NCCA with the future development of the area.
Modern homes have long ceased to fit into the idea of “four walls”, or “box. “Now the environment is free to come into the house , and the house seamlessly expands its boundaries , capturing the surrounding area.
One of the most effective and common methods to achieve this effect