Architectural competition winners for five renovation areas announced
The winners of the International Architectural and Urban Planning Contest for the development of concepts for the five experimental sites for housing renovation have been announced, said the chief architect of Moscow, Sergey Kuznetsov.
The winners are:
– District Vernadsky Avenue – Bofill Arquitectura, S.L., Master’s Plan LLC
– Golovinsky District – “Asadov Architectural Bureau”
– Khoroshevo-Mnevniki district – Nikken Sekkei, UNK Project
– Kuzminki District – SPEECH
– Tsaritsyno district – JSC “Sergey Skuratov Architects”
The winners were selected taking into account the rating compiled according to the results of voting by the jury and residents, and the possibility of implementing the concept with the least amount of changes.
“According to the decision of Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin, public hearings were held on each of the 20 finalists’ projects with residents of the districts. Their opinion was taken into account by the jury along with the opinions of experts. After that, the commission checked the possibility of implementing the concepts as close as possible to the project, ”noted Sergey Kuznetsov.
According to him, an important achievement of the competition will be the formation of a typology and town-planning principles that can be applied in the implementation of the entire renovation program. Winners will be invited to work on other sites as curators.
Source: Moscow Construction Complex