NEWS

The Jury of OPEN INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION for architectural and urban planning development concept of the Rizhsky freight yard have selected five Finalists to participate in the next Competition Stage.

The Competition Proposals will be developed by internationally renowned architectural companies and consortiums:

  • Skidmore, Owings and Merril (USA)
  • Nikken Sekkei (Japan)
  • KCAP (the Netherlands), SVESMI (the Netherlands /Russia)
  • UNK Project (Russia), RUGBC (Russia)
  • MLA+ (the Netherlands), AM Sergey Kiselev and Partners (Russia)

The project goal is complex Rizhsky freight yard territory redevelopment into a new urban neighborhood targeted at the most innovative architectural and urban planning trends in the field of high quality residential, work and recreation environment design.

New multifunctional mixed-development neighborhood will include Russian Railways Business and Office Centre, contemporary residential complex and other initial functions.

The project site is located 5 minutes away from the Kremlin in Maryina Roshcha District (North-East Administrative District of Moscow), on the intersection of Third Ring Road and Mira Avenue. The site is bounded by 4th Maryina Roshcha Street from the west and Rizhskaya railroad from the north.

Development territory area is 20.6 ha.

In the course of the Qualification, 64 applications were submitted from leading Russian and foreign architecture buros.
Until August 5, 2019, 5 finalists will be shortlisted for the further development of Competition Proposals.

“This level of interest, including from our foreign colleagues, is a reflection of the fact that Moscow projects have become of great interest for the global community and they involve more and more countries. Also noteworthy is the perfect organization of the Competition – there are no complaints from the city side. I am sure that by combining the professionalism of Participants and the professionalism of the Organizers, we can expect to get another iconic landmark of the capital city ”- Sergey Kuznetsov, Chief Architect of Moscow.

In the course of the Qualification, 64 applications were submitted from leading Russian and foreign architecture buros.
Until August 5, 2019, 5 finalists will be shortlisted for the further development of Competition Proposals.

“This level of interest, including from our foreign colleagues, is a reflection of the fact that Moscow projects have become of great interest for the global community and they involve more and more countries. Also noteworthy is the perfect organization of the Competition – there are no complaints from the city side. I am sure that by combining the professionalism of Participants and the professionalism of the Organizers, we can expect to get another iconic landmark of the capital city ”- Sergey Kuznetsov, Chief Architect of Moscow.