SEARCH IN BRIEF

 
Shortlist announced for Moscow Agglomeration Master Plan Strategy to increase city by 50%

The shortlist has been announced for a major masterplanning scheme to increase the size of Moscow by 148,000 hectares - approximately 50%. Ten collaborating groups have been selected from seventy entries, including OMA, Devereux Architects, Siemens AG, Urban Design Associates, McAdam Architects and Buro Happold.

Last year, Mayor Sergei Sobyanin announced that the Moscow Government would be enlisting the help of architects and urban planners to expand the city into 148,000 hectares of land to the south-east of the city. Tomorrow morning, official papers will be signed on the ten shortlisted teams which include:

- Ostozhenka Architects (Russia): Ateliers Lion Associes (France); SGP (France); Paris-Saclay (France); Epadesa (France); Others
- International Academy of Architecture (Prof. Andrey Chernihov): Juul-Frost Architects (Denmark); Diller Scofido+Rentro (USA); McAdam Architects (UK); Ginzburg Architects (Russia); others
- Moscow Architectural Institute Devereux Architects (Ireland)
- Central Research and Project Institute of Urbanism / Russian Academy Of Architecture and Building Science (Russia): Nikken Sekkei Ltd. (Japan); RTKL (UK); Knight Frank
- Antoine Grumbach et Associes SA (France): Wilmotte & Associes SA (France); Egis International (France); SGP, EPPS, EPADESA, CFREE - group of experts (France); High School of Economics (Russia); Others
- L’AUC (France): Bureau BAS Smets (Belgium); Sestra (France); Franc Boutte Consultant (France); Others
- OMA (The Netherlands): Strelka Institute (Russia); Project Meganom (Russia); Siemens AG (Germany); McKinsey & Company (USA); Others
- Ricardo Bofill (Spain): Barcelona Regional Agency for Urban Development (Spain)
- Studio Ass Secchi (Italy)
- Urban Design Associates (USA): Beasley & Associates (Canada); Gillespies LLP (Scotland); John Thompson & Partners (UK); Nelson / Nigaard (USA); Buro Happold (Scotland); Others

IN BRIEF
Thursday 23 February 2012
Horizontal and vertical elevator system using linear motors revealed by ThyssenKrupp
Fri 28 Nov 2014
Green light for Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners' Geneva Airport scheme
Thu 27 Nov 2014
Fulton Trotter Architects appoints Justine Ebzery as Practice Operations and Business Manager
Wed 26 Nov 2014
Images surface of Disney relocation tower blocks subsiding into one another in Chuansha Town
Wed 26 Nov 2014
KPF releases statement on the passing of Paul Katz, Managing Partner at Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates
Tue 25 Nov 2014
Green light for Fielden House at London Bridge
Mon 24 Nov 2014
Japan's Maglev reaches speeds of 500km/ph
Fri 21 Nov 2014
Hawkins\Brown-designed hybrid timber tower tops out in London
Fri 21 Nov 2014