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January 23, 2022, 09:03


Design decision

There will be depositories of federal and metropolitan museums.

An inter-museum multifunctional depository and exhibition complex for federal and city museums will appear in the capital. The corresponding project has already been approved. This was announced by the Deputy Mayor of Moscow in the Government of Moscow for urban planning policy and construction Andrey Bochkarev.

“On the territory of the administrative and business center in Kommunarka, an inter-museum multifunctional depository and exhibition complex will be built at the expense of the city – the project documentation for the construction of the facility has been approved by the experts of the Moscow State Expertise. The complex will consist of five distinct volumes placed on a single stylobate: four six-seven-story buildings of the fund depository of federal museums, located in the eastern part in a checkerboard pattern, and one six-story building of the fund depository of Moscow museums in the western part,” he said.

The stylobate will house an exposition and exhibition space, areas for cultural and educational events, concerts, theatrical performances, master classes, lectures and film screenings. Educational and leisure centers, cafes will also open there.

“The depository is supposed to house the collections of 16 Moscow museums, which is about 820 thousand items, as well as depositories of the Great Patriotic War, the Rosiso State Museum and Exhibition Center, the State Tretyakov Gallery, the State Historical Museum,” Andrey Bochkarev added.

Technical and technological premises will be made in the underground space, as well as internal engineering communications will be laid there. There will also be a central heating point, a modular boiler house, block transformer substations, a diesel fuel tank and much more.

“The project assumes that the territory of the complex will be fenced. They will also create driveways, open parking lots, including for buses and taxis, install bike racks and improve the surrounding area: they will break the lawn, plant various green spaces, form a public area on the stylobate, using granite tiles and terrace boards. An amphitheater stage, an outdoor cinema, an outdoor museum exposition zone and a dry pool will be available for visitors,” said the chairman. Moscomexpertiza Valery Leonov.

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