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The Growth Of “Hipster Stalinism” In Areas Of Moscow

In an article for The Guardian, Maryam Omidi explores Moscow’s Door19, a place where “Damien Hirst and David LaChapelle artworks adorn the raw concrete walls,” “flair bartenders serve up gem-coloured cocktails,” and “a rotation of Michelin-starred chefs flown in from around the world curate new menus each week.” It is indicative, she argues, of what Kuba Snopek (a lecturer at the Strelka Institute) describes as “hipster Stalinism” – a surge of redevelopment in certain parts of Moscow that cater to the ‘oligarchs’, wealthy creatives and Muscovite ‘hipsters’. At Door19, for example, apartments sell for between $15,000 and $20,000 per square metre.

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Project Meganom Wins Contest to Transform Moscow Riverfront

Russian practice Project Meganom has been announced as the winner in a competition to drastically transform the Moscow riverfront. Their masterplan proposal aims to create a series of linear green spaces, while also incorporating new cultural and education spaces along the waterfront and improving the… Sigue leyendo

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Nefa Architects Chosen to Redesign Moscow’s Solntsevo Metro Station

Moscow-based architectural studio Nefa Architects (Nefaresearch) have been chosen to redesign the Solntsevo metro station. Their project, which is designed to “create a solar spray effect” on the station’s subterranean platform, won an international competition whose winners were ultimately chosen by Moscow’s… Sigue leyendo

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U-R-A Chosen to Redesign Moscow’s Novoperedelkino Subway Station

More than 300,000 Moscow citizens have chosen U-R-A | United Riga Architects to redesign the Novoperedelkino metro station. Aiming to revive the tradition of unique designs for Moscow metro stations, the winning scheme plans to illuminate the underground station with a… Sigue leyendo

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E:MG Advertising Agency / VOX Architects

Architects: VOX Architects
Location: Moscow, Russia
Architect In Charge: Boris Voskoboynikov
Area: 12000.0 sqm
Year: 2014
Photographs: Alexey Knyazev

Project Team: Olga Ivleva, Elena Merzalova
Lighting Designer: George Kelekhsaev

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Door19 / ArtKvartal

Architects: ArtKvartal
Location: Moscow, Russia
Area: 460.0 sqm
Year: 2014
Photographs: Courtesy of ArtKvartal

From the architect.… Pop-up club Door19 is a restaurant, modern art gallery and a pre-party bar at the same time. The club, situated on the last Sigue leyendo

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Reimagining 448 Local Libraries in Moscow, One Space at a Time

SVESMI, an unassuming studio based in central Rotterdam, is at the center of a dauntingly complex project that may eventually see the renovation of 448 dilapidated and disused branch libraries in Moscow. Architects Anastassia Smirnova and Alexander Sverdlov balance their… Sigue leyendo

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Around fireplace / Ruetemple

Architects: Ruetemple
Location: Moscow, Russia
Design Team: Alexander Kudimov, Daria Butahina
Area: 60.0 sqm
Year: 2014
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From the architect. A room on the mansard floor of a 3-storied house was completely neglected, was used a storing Sigue leyendo

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