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Winy Maas Selected as Curator for Strelka Institute’s Upcoming Academic Year

Dutch architect Winy Maas has been selected as the curator for the Strelka Institute’s 2014-2015 academic year. One of the co-founders of Rotterdam-based firm MVRDV, Maas also lectures and teaches all over the world, most recently serving as a visiting professor of architectural design at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and as a professor of architecture and urban design at Delft University of Technology. 

Learn more about Maas and his role as curator after the break.

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Last Chance to Apply for Free Study at the Strelka Institute

With applications closing on the 26th of July, those wishing to apply to the prestigious Strelka Institute in Moscow need to act fast. The Strelka Institute is a non-governmental research institute with a particular focus on the City, using multidisciplinary techniques from fields as varied as sociology,… Sigue leyendo

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V Confession Agency Office / M17

Architects: M17
Location: Obydenskiy Pereulok, Moscow, Russia
Area: 156 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: U.Palmin, A.Volkov

Design Team: A. Volkov, E. Vinogradova

From the architect.… The V-Confession Office is located in the historical part of Moscow close to Ostozhenka Street. It Sigue leyendo

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A Provocative Possible Future for Moscow’s Failing Business District

What can you do with a business district that has an office vacancy rate of 40%, is completely separated from its surroundings and is facing increasing competition from business centers emerging throughout the city? These are questions that are increasingly being asked about… Sigue leyendo

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Shortlist Announced for the World Architecture Festival Awards 2014

The World Architecture Festival has announced the shortlist for its 2014 awards, with almost 300 projects competing in the world’s largest architectural awards program.
The shortlist includes the likes of Zaha Hadid Architects, OMA, Foster + Partners, BIG, Woods Bagot, KPF, Farrells, Perkins + Will and Aedas, alongside many other smaller practices.… Sigue leyendo

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Ten in Shortlist to Redesign Moscow’s Sokolniki Park

Competition organizers Archpolis have announced an international shortlist of ten practices that will go on to compete for the chance to redesign Moscow’s Sokolniki Park. The park, which at 515 Hectares is the largest park in Moscow, is an important part of Moscow’s Heritage,… Sigue leyendo

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Smena Fitness Club / za bor architects

Architects: za bor architects
Location: Moscow, Russia
Architects In Charge: Pyotr Zaytsev, Arseniy Borisenko
Area: 1,291 sqm
Year: 2014
Photographs: Courtesy of za bor architects

Furniture In The Lounge Zone: chairs Arper (Catifa), sofas Luxy (Cube)
Work Chairs: Interstuhl (Movyis3, …
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Istra Tennis Club / Za Bor Architects

Architects: Za Bor Architects
Location: Moscow, Russia
Architect In Charge: Peter Zaytsev, Arseniy Borisenko
Area: 4,890 sqm
Year: 2014
Photographs: Courtesy of Za Bor Architects

Site Area: 1.5 Ha
Apartments Area: 6,080 sqm
Building Volume: 63,557 cbm

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