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Aeroflot Building Moscow
photo : Alexey Naroditskiy
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Key contemporary buildings in the city which can be visited on our tours include the Moscow School of Management, SKOLKOVO and The Mercury City tower, now Europe’s tallest building. Major architects featured include Zaha Hadid Architects, OMA, Foster + Partners, Massimiliano and Doriana Fuksas architects, Erick van Egeraat and Adjaye Associates.

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22 Feb 2018
Tushino Buildings
Design: Steven Holl Architects
Tushino Moscow Building by Steven Holl Architects
images courtesy of architectural office
Tushino Buildings

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Park Pabed Building
photo © Emin Onur Demircan
Moscow Building Photographs

Architecture in the Russian Capital – latest additions to this page, arranged chronologically:

Zaryadye Park Competition – 12 Nov 2013
Winner announced for International Architecture Competition
Zaryadye Park Moscow Competition Design
image by architects
The consortium led by American architects Diller Scofidio + Renfro has been chosen the winner of the two-stage international architecture competition for Zaryadye park held in Moscow. Russian-led TPO “Reserve” came second and the dutch architects MVRDV came third.

Mercury Tower – European Property Award news – 15 Oct 2013
Architects: (designed by) Erick van Egeraat
Mercury Tower Moscow
photo © Egorkin Ilya
The tallest high rise building in Europe, located just west of the city centre on the river.

House N Modernisation – 26 Sep 2013
Design: 4a Architekten
House N Modernisation Moscow
photo : Dmitry Chebanenko
This residential building is the redevelopment of a house built in the 1990s. The architects where tasked with providing a new identity to the building.

House on MosfilmovskayaEmporis Skyscraper Award 2012 shortlisted – 17 Sep 2013
House on Mosfilmovskaya
photo © Igor Butyrskii
MosFilm Tower

Bolshevik Factory, Moscow – 28 Aug 2013
Architects : John McAslan + Partners
Bolshevik Factory Russia
image © John McAslan + Partners
The development includes office space and a new art gallery space housing the client’s collection of Russian art. The project comprises 17 buildings. The scheme included restoration of the first buildings in Moscow to boast electric light.

Zaryadye Park Architecture Competition, central Moscow
New Architectural Contest
Zaryadye Park Architecture Competition
image from Zaryadye Park Competition
Zaryadye Park Moscow
Zaryadye is a unique historic district in downtown Moscow, on the bank of Moskva river, adjacent to the UNESCO World Heritage sites at Kremlin and the Red Square. After the demolition of Hotel Russia, the site has remained abandoned for over 6 years. Vladimir Putin proposes to turn this 130 000 sqm area into a multi-functional public park.

Moscow Polytechnic Museum and Educational Centre
Design: Massimiliano and Doriana Fuksas architects + Speech
Moscow Polytechnic Museum Building
image from architect
Moscow Polytechnic Museum and Educational Centre – 29 Mar 2013
Massimiliano and Doriana Fuksas + Speech have won the prestigious international competition for this building design which should be realized by 2017.

Kuntsevo Plaza
Design: The Jerde Partnership
Kuntsevo Plaza Moscow
image from architect
Kuntsevo Plaza Moscow – 30 Jan 2013
This building development – a vibrant new live, work, shopping and entertainment village occupying a full city block – aims to deliver a modern “community gathering place”. The pedestrian-oriented center is made up of “geometric buildings” and topped with terraces and undulating glass features.

Europe’s Tallest Building
1 Nov 2012 – The Mercury City tower in Moscow is now Europe’s tallest building after overtaking The Shard in London. The mixed office and residential tower has topped out at 338 meters (1,109 feet).

Garage Gorky Park Temporary Structures, Moscow, Russia
Garage Center for Contemporary Culture exhibition ‘Gorky Park: From Melnikov to Ban’
Garage Center for Contemporary Culture Gorky Park Moscow Temporary Structures
photo © Nikolai Zherkov
Garage Gorky Park Temporary Structures – 22 Oct 2012
Garage Center for Contemporary Culture will present a new exhibition entitled Temporary Structures in Gorky Park: From Melnikov to Ban from 20 October to 9 December 2012 in a newly created temporary pavilion in Moscow’s Gorky Park, designed by Japanese architect Shigeru Ban.

Moscow City Agglomeration Competition
Design: OMA
Moscow City Agglomeration
image © OMA
Moscow City Agglomeration Development – 17 Oct + 27 Apr 2012
At the end of August nine international teams presented their final projects for the draft concept for the development of the Moscow agglomeration to a group of experts and the client, the Moscow Committee for Architecture. At the beginning of September, they were judged by an international jury.

Bolshoi Moscow Competition
Design: various architects
Bolshoi Moscow Competition
image from organiser
Bolshoi Moscow Competition – 19 Jul 2012
At the end of June, Moscow saw the fourth meeting of 10 international teams of architects, urbanists, transport engineers and other specialists working on a draft concept for the development of the Moscow agglomeration.

Garage Center for Contemporary Culture – new building in Gorky Park, Moscow
Garage Center for Contemporary Culture Gorky Park Moscow
image courtesy of OMA
Garage Gorky Park
Garage Center for Contemporary Culture unveiled concepts for a new building in Gorky Park, designed by Rem Koolhaas’ OMA. A renovation of the famous 1960s Vremena Goda (Seasons of the Year) restaurant, a prefabricated concrete structure that has been derelict for more than two decades.

Pekin Hotel retoration + extension – 10 Nov 2011
Design: Woods Bagot
Pekin Hotel Moscow
image from architects
Pekin Hotel Moscow

Skolkovo Innovation Center
Design: AREP – Jean-Marie Duthilleul and Etienne Tricaud – in conjunction with Michel Desvigne & Setec
Skolkovo Innovation Center Moscow
image © AREP
Skolkovo Innovation Center Moscow

Moscow Office Buildings

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Contemporary Moscow Buildings, alphabetical:

“Aeroflot – Russian Airlines”
Architect: Vladimir Plotkin
Aeroflot Office Moscow
photo : Alexey Naroditskiy
Aeroflot Offices Moscow

Barvikha Villa
Design: Zaha Hadid Architects
Moscow house
picture : ZHA
Moscow house

Barvikha Village House
Design: Mossine & Partners
Barvikha House
photo : Alexey Naroditskiy
Barvikha Village House

City Palace Tower
Design: RMJM Architects
City Palace Tower
picture : RMJM
City Palace Tower Moscow

Crystal Island
Foster + Partners
Crystal Island
image from architects
Moscow Tower

Dynamo Stadium Building
Erick van Egeraat
Dynamo Stadium Moscow
image © (Designed by) Erick van Egeraat
Dynamo Stadium

Kronverk Cinema, Lefortovo
Robert Majkut
Moscow Cinema
photo : Andrey Cordelianu
Kronverk Cinema Moscow

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Building
Mandarin Oriental Hotel Moscow
image : Courtesy of HOK
Mandarin Oriental Hotel Moscow

Moscow School of Management, SKOLKOVO
Adjaye Associates
Moscow School of Management
photograph : Ed Reeve
Moscow School of Management

Project A101
Largest European New Town Restarts
A101 New Town Project Moscow Masterplan
image from architects
Project A101 Moscow

Project Orange
Foster + Partners
Project Orange Moscow
image from architects
Project Orange Moscow – mixed-use development

Pushkin Museum Building Extension
Foster + Partners
Pushkin Museum
image from architects
Pushkin Museum

Russia Tower
Foster + Partners
Moscow Tower
image from architects
Russia Tower : ‘tallest tower in Europe’ proposal

Stanislavsky Centre Building
John McAslan + Partners
Stanislavsky Centre Building
picture : Yuri Palmin
Stanislavsky Centre Moscow

Tsvetnoy Central Market
Lifschutz Davidson Sandilands
Tsvetnoy Moscow Store
photograph : Chris Gascoigne
Tsvetnoy Central Market : Department Store

Zaryadye Project
Foster + Partners
Zaryadye Project
image : Nigel Young_Foster + Partners
Zaryadye Project : mixed-use development

New Moscow Buildings, no images / links, alphabetical:

Expocentre Exhibition Halls & Residential Tower Project, central Moscow
Zaha Hadid Archiects

Major architecture development with conference & hotel facilities and residential:
Expocentre Complex, Moscow International Business Centre
Moscow Business Centre architect : Zaha Hadid

Red October – chocolate factory site: redevelopment
Foster + Partners; Jean Nouvel; Project Meganom; Jean Michel Wilmotte; Willen & Associates; McAdam Architects

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Location: Moscow, Russia

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A101 Urban Block Architecture Competition
Open international architecture competition – total prize fund of 40,000USD
Moscow Architecture Competition

Le Corbusier
His only Russian building

Baccarat Store
Philippe Starck
Baccarat Moscow Store

Russian architect : Berthold Lubetkin

Ostankino Television Tower
Tallest free-standing structure in Europe

Russian Architecture

Perm architectural competition

Moscow Architecture Competition

Shchusev Museum of Architecture is in Moscow.


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