July 17 Shchusev 15:20 - 16:35 | Enviroment, Creativity
Window to Europe. Did Moscow Manage to Find a Common Ground with Foreign Architects?
One of most prominent novelties in Moscow's architectural and urban development practices lately has been the engaged participation of international studios in the city’s signature projects. Moscow now has landmarks designed by such leading international bureaus as OMA, Diller Scofidio + Renfro, Zaha Hadid, and Herzog & de Meuron. International architectural competitions unlocked new opportunities for Russian architects while setting ambitious standards through open competition.
- What are the opinions of the architectural leaders about the results and prospects of working with Moscow?
- How established is the practice of architectural competitions? Has it become the new standard procedure?
- Are there evident improvements in the quality of Moscow’s new architecture?