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This year 12 people became laureates of the award.

Sergei Sobyanin presented awards of the city of Moscow in the field of architecture and urban planning. Up to five prizes are awarded annually in the amount of one million rubles. 12 people became laureates in 2021.

“I am glad that, despite all the difficulties of the pandemic affecting the economy, the construction complex is expanding its work and fulfilling its plans, overfulfilling them. For six months, the volume of real estate commissioning amounted to 77 percent of the annual plan. Considering that we have a lot of plans, this is a lot. We completed almost 80 percent of the annual plan in six months. Such dynamics have not yet been seen in all previous years. This suggests that the potential that the construction industry has accumulated is very powerful, stable and dynamic, ”said the Moscow Mayor.

In recent years, 90 million square meters of real estate have been commissioned in the city, including residential buildings, kindergartens, schools, transport and commercial facilities, and industrial enterprises. “Moreover, we always look at the balance so that housing and objects of employment are related to each other, social and cultural facilities appear in places of complex development,” Sergei Sobyanin said.


In addition, the city has completely switched to the use of modern materials, new panel houses are not much different from monolithic housing in terms of architectural and other possibilities. This is especially important because the social, transport and sports facilities being built today will last for decades, if not centuries.

“We love Moscow for its unique architectural appearance – old streets, squares, unique objects. All this creates its own unique environment. And we are responsible for what we give our descendants, what kind of city we will create. With such a scale of construction, Moscow will definitely change, ”the Moscow Mayor said.

He thanked the architects and builders for their talent and the skill they put into their work.

About the award

The award was established in 2017. It is awarded for the development of the most expressive, original, high-quality architectural and urban planning solutions for capital construction projects. Previously, the best architectural projects were awarded the Moscow City Prize for Literature and Art in the Architecture and Design nomination. The establishment of a separate award was another sign of recognition of the role and importance of architects.

Any projects of capital construction projects that have received coordinated architectural and urban planning decisions in the previous year can become nominees. Materials for the award are provided by organizations, public associations, creative unions, authors or groups in Committee for Architecture and Urban Planning of the City of Moscow… They are considered by an expert council. It includes members of the Moscow Architectural Council, heads of large architectural bureaus and urban planning organizations of the capital, and media representatives. The expert council is headed by the chief architect of Moscow Sergey Kuznetsov… In 2021, the expert council selected 38 nominees from 140 applications.

The prize is awarded to an author or a group of authors of no more than three people. In the second case, the monetary part of the prize is divided equally among the authors. Over the past years, 37 people have become laureates of the prize.

Award winners – 2021

The founders of the architectural bureau Tsimailo Lyashenko and Partners Nikolai Lyashenko and Alexander Tsimailo won the nomination “The best architectural and urban planning solution for an object of temporary and permanent residence”. Their project – “Apartments with underground parking” at the address: Slavyanskaya square, possession 2/5/4, building 5. Now preparations are underway for the construction of the facility.

The winners in the nomination “The best architectural and urban planning solution for a social infrastructure object” were the chief architect of the workshop Anton Nadtochiy and the chief architect of the projects Dmitry Khudenkikh from AM Atrium LLC. They were awarded for the project “Comprehensive School for 1225 Students”. The building is already under construction and is located at: Zolotorozhsky Val street, possession 11, land plot number 6.

Tatiana Arsenyeva, creative director of Illumika LLC, Timur Bashkaev, head of the workshop at T. Bashkaeva Architectural Bureau, and Vera Iordanova, chief architect of the T. Bashkaeva Architectural Bureau, became winners in the nomination “Best architectural and urban planning solution transport infrastructure facility “for the architectural and urban planning solution of the capital construction object” Station “Nizhniye Mnevniki” “. The facility has already been built.

In the nomination “The best architectural and urban planning solution for an apartment building under the renovation program” were won by the chief architect of JSC Scientific Research and Design Institute for Civil Engineering, Improvement and Urban Design “Mosproekt-3” “Dmitry Sukhov and the head of the architectural and design workshop No. 3 of JSC “Kapstroyproekt” Lilia Tkachenko. They received an award for the project “Residential building with utilities and landscaping” at the address: Malaya Tulskaya street, possession 55/1. The house is currently under construction.

The winners in the nomination “The best architectural and urban planning solution for an administrative, business and commercial facility” were the head of the team of authors Yuri Borisov, chief architect Dmitry Ikonnikov and leading architect Alexei Yakushev from YUNK project LLC. Their project is “Design and construction of a multifunctional complex of buildings of the National Space Center” at the address: Filevsky Boulevard. The object is under construction.

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