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‘Russian Character’ International Architecture Competition shortlist announced

A shortlist of 15 practices has been released by the Russian Culture & Education Center as part of the ‘Russian Character’ International Architecture Competition. Entrants were invited to devise ideas for the centre with special attention paid to the promotion of Russian cultural traditions.

Of 96 submissions, only 15 have made it through to the second round and their proposals will be on public display at the Arch Moscow 2014 exhibition (21-25 May) at the Central House of Artists, Moscow. A winner will be announced by the end of June 2014.

The shortlisted practices are as follows:

Totan Kuzembaev Architectural Studio (Russia)
OFIS (Slovenia)
ALA Architects (Finland)
Mossine and Partners (Russia)
ENOTA+Arhimetrics (Slovenia)
Sergey Skuratov Architects (Russia)
A-B Studio (Russia)
TAF Studio (Russia)
Arch Group (Russia)
MEL (Russia)
Pole-Design (Russia)
Selgascano+FRPO (Spain)
Alexey Kozyr Architectural Studio (Russia)
Kubota&Bachmann (Switzerland)
Megabudka (Russia)

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