Identified pilot sites and the finalists as part of the renovation of Moscow

© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Pescaprae in photobacteria house near the international business center Moscow-city. Archival photoIdentified pilot sites and the finalists as part of the renovation of Moscow© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Pescaprae the image Bank

Moscow authorities have selected five pilot sites, which will include urban planning approaches towards the renovation of outdated housing stock. Your suggestions for Kuzminki, Tsaritsyno, Khorosheva-Mnevniki, Prospekt Vernadskogo and Golovinskiy district will present the 20 finalists of the international competition.

Among them were the consortia led by the famous international architect Zaha Hadid, Ricardo Bofill, Steven Holl, Carlo Rotti, AREP, MLA+ and Japanese Nikken Sekkei. In addition, the finalists were project office of PIK group, several Moscow design institutes and a number of renowned Moscow and St. Petersburg architects.

27 Jul completed the first stage of the competition project for the renovation program. In 2.5 months the Committee received over 100 applications and about 50 creative works. As reported by the architectural Committee, the competition involves architects from 20 countries.

Pilot site

On Tuesday, the Deputy mayor of Moscow on construction and urban policy Marat Khusnullin called pilot sites, which will select the best projects renovation of housing on the international urban planning competition. These sites are located in the Kuzminki district, and the district of Golovin. Also we are talking about areas Khoroshevo-Mnevniki, the tsarina and Prospekt Vernadskogo, said the Deputy mayor.

«Residents of these areas will be in the first wave of resettlement,» — said Khusnullin. According to him, their example will lay the base model that will form the basis for the design of all other areas.

In the Kuzminki district, this blocks 115, 116 and 121. The area under renovation is 109.6 hectares, we are talking about 86 houses. Golovinsky district — districts 13, 14, 20, 123, 123A, plot size a cash consideration of 133,3 acres, 75 buildings. In Tsaritsyn — blocks 2A and 2B, the surface is approximately 106.4 acres, 70 homes. In Khoroshevo-Mnevniki — quarters 74,77, 80, 81, plot size-125.9 acres, 78 buildings. Prospekt Vernadskogo — quarters 32-33, 34-35, the area was 126.4 acres, 58 buildings under renovation.

As explained by chief architect of Moscow Sergey Kuznetsov, choosing pilot areas, the Moscow authorities are primarily focused on a high level of support in programmes of renovation of the population. In addition, the authorities expressed a preference for neighborhoods with lots of homes located on the «cluster principle».

The finalists

For each of the five districts where located experimental site, their concepts will be offered on four teams.

The concept for Kuzminki will develop: the consortium AREP Group; a consortium of Zaha Hadid Architects, LLC «TPO «pride», ARTEZA, Transsolar, Tyrens, KPMG, «Krost»; «PIK-project»; consortium, OOO «Project «Speech», Institute of transport and roads and the Bureau of «Ilya Mochalov and partners.»

The concept for the Golovinskiy district will offer: «Meganom» and NIIP General plan of Moscow; the consortium led by the Bureau «Tsimailo, Lyashenko and partners», a consortium headed by the archive Bureau Asadov, archive Bureau Timur Bashkaev.

For the district Tsaritsyno your options will develop: TPO Reserve; Bureau of Sergey Skuratov; Bureau «Studio 44» Nikita Yavein; consortium, OOO «Progress», Design Erick van Egeraat, Cushman & Wakefield.

On the concept of Vernadsky Prospekt will work: «Mosproject» and «Ginzburg architects»; the Bureau «Ostozhenka»; OOO «Master c plan» of the Bureau Ricardo Bofill Bofill Arquitectura; a consortium of «Mosproyekt-4», Bureau of American architect Steven Holl and the «Center of urban innovation and technology».

Finally, Khorosheva-Mnevniki their projects will be offered: UNK project and Nikken Sekkei; office Carlo Ratti; MLA+ and Buromoscow; and the team of «AI-architects», Yuri Sheredega, Alexander vaysfel’d, Alexander Mozhaev, Stanislav and Alexander Myagkov Marulina.

Kuznetsov said that the competition received a record number of applications. «In five years of bankruptcy practice, we have not seen such interest. Experts compare this competition with international competitions 30 years at the General plan of Moscow», — he said.

The main architect of Moscow explained that the finalists were chosen on the basis of the rating, showing the stability of the companies that submitted applications for the competition and an expert assessment, where attention primarily was focused on the creative potential of the team.

Winners will be called in the fall

The winners of the Moscow competition will be called after two and a half months, said Kuznetsov. «Our team will work now two months and a half, then it will be examination. The date that we will determine later, but it will be the end of October — beginning of November,» he said.

It is planned to determine the five winners in each of the pilot areas. The participants of the second stage will be judged by a jury panel headed by Khusnullin. The jury will also include Kuznetsov, the head of the Union of architects of Russia and Union of Moscow architects Nikolai Shumakov, President of the Russian Academy of architecture and construction Sciences Alexander Kuzmin and a number of other experts, including the former chief architect of Berlin Hans Steman and a renowned expert on industrial house Philipp Meuser.

Kuznetsov said that all the finalists who have passed the second stage of the contest will be exposed to certain conditions under which must be carried out to design developments. «In the terms of reference will be the input data and the density plots in the apartment description, in terms of social services, transport, accessibility of the metro, plus the standards of accomplishment that are currently being developed and will be approved, they also have to be shipped in the TOR for this competition,» — said Kuznetsov.

Moscow authorities on Tuesday approved a program of renovation of housing capital, in the final list of 5144 home. The program will be designed to 2032, but the city will try to implement it faster, said the mayor of Moscow Sergey Sobyanin.Identified pilot sites and the finalists as part of the renovation of Moscow© Infographicsrussia or new construction: renovation project in Moscow