Sberbank Technopark in Skolkovo Innovation Centre Competition, Russian Design Contest

Sberbank Technopark Competition

International Architectural Contest in Russia – winning design by Zaha Hadid Architects

26 Apr 2016

Sberbank Technopark in Skolkovo Innovation Centre

Design: Zaha Hadid Architects

Results of competition to create architectural concept of Sberbank technopark announced

Sberbank Technopark Competition, Skolkovo Innovation Centre

April 2016, Moscow — The results of the international competition to create the architectural concept for Sberbank’s technopark in Skolkovo Innovation Centre have been announced. The architecture competition was won by Zaha Hadid Architects.

Sberbank Technopark Competition Moscow design by Zaha Hadid Architects

Five leading architecture firms were selected to participate in the competition: Foster + Partners (UK), Zaha Hadid Architects (UK), Eric Owen Moss Architects (US), SPEECH (Russia); Fuksas (Italy). These companies developed architectural projects for Sberbank’s technopark from December 2015 to April 2016.

Sberbank Technopark Moscow

«We appraised the advanced achievements of modern architectural science that will be used to create our unique facility. Sberbank’s technopark will become a centre of expertise for the company and a driver of IT innovation,» commented Herman Gref, CEO and Chairman of the Executive Board of Sberbank.

Sberbank Technopark Moscow

The competition was held with support from the Moscow City Committee for Architecture and Urban Planning. The organiser was State Unitary Enterprise «Research and Project Institute of Moscow City Master Plan».

Zaha Hadid Architects was founded in 1979. The architecture studio is world-famous thanks to its projects that incorporate revolutionary developments and the research of Zaha Hadid.

Zaha Hadid Architects, London, England, United Kingdom

Skolkovo Innovation Centre Moscow

Sberbank is Russia’s largest bank and a leading global financial institution. Sberbank holds almost one third of aggregate Russian banking sector assets, it is the key lender to the national economy and the biggest deposit taker in Russia. The Central Bank of the Russian Federation is the founder and principal shareholder of Sberbank owning 50% of the Bank’s authorized capital plus one voting share, with the remaining 50% held by domestic and international investors.

Sberbank has more than 135 million individual customers and more than 1 million corporate clients in 22 countries. Sberbank has the largest distribution network in Russia with almost 17,000 branches, and its international operations include UK, US, CIS, Central and Eastern Europe, Turkey and other countries.

Sberbank University

Location: Skolkovo Innovation Centre, Moscow, Russia

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