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Dominion Office Building

Russian Architectural Development – design by Zaha Hadid Architects

29 Sep 2015

Dominion Office Building in Moscow

Design: Zaha Hadid Architects

Location: Moscow, Russia

Located in Moscow’s Sharikopodshipnikovskaya Street, next to tram and trolleybus stops and near Dubrovka Station on the Lyublinskaya Line of the Moscow Metro, the Dominion Office Building is among the first of the new projects to be built for the growing creative and IT sectors in this primarily industrial and residential district in the southeast of the city.

Dominion Office Building
photo © Hufton+Crow
Conceived as a series of vertically stacked plates off-set at each level with connecting curved elements, a central atrium rises through all levels to bring natural light into the centre of the building. Balconies at each level project into the atrium and correspond to the displacement of the outer envelope and a series of staircases interconnect through this central space.


photo © Hufton+Crow
With the ground floor restaurant linking the atrium to the outdoor terrace and Sharikopodshipnikovskaya Street beyond, and coffee/snack areas and relaxation zones on the balconies, the atrium becomes a shared space over many levels that encourages interaction between the employees of the companies within the building. This integration also encourages collaboration between companies of different services and disciplines. Many IT and creative industry start-up companies regard this collective research culture as vital for progress and development, and the design of the Dominion Office Building reinforces this concept with open connectivity throughout the building.

Dominion Office Building
photo © Hufton+Crow
The office spaces are arranged within a system of standard rectilinear bays to offer many different possibilities for small, expanding or large companies. Located on the periphery of the atrium and housing the lifts, fire-escapes, washrooms and service shafts, the service cores provide a degree of privacy to the separate office spaces, with gaps in-between these cores giving some transparency and allowing light to penetrate the into the office areas from the central shared atrium space.

Dominion Office Building
photo © Hufton+Crow
This service core ring around the atrium, together with an additional bay of columns close to the outer envelope of the building, provides the structure. The off-set floor-plates are balanced between the opposite sides of the building. In some zones, columns are removed and replaced with transfer beams to increase the uninterrupted floor space for larger tenants or public programmes

Dominion Office Building
photo © Hufton+Crow

Dominion Office Building – Building Information

Programme: Mixed-use (offices, restaurant & conference facilities)
Floor Area: 21,184 sq. m Footprint: 62m x 50.5m Height: 36.27m / 9 floors (7 floors of offices, 2 basement floors)

Dominion Office Building
photo © Hufton+Crow
Project Team
Client: Peresvet Group / Dominion-M Ltd.
Architect: Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA)
Design (ZHA): Zaha Hadid, Patrik Schumacher
Design Director (ZHA): Christos Passas
Project Architects (ZHA): Kwanphil Cho, Veronika Ilinskaya
Interior Design Team (ZHA): Raul Forsoni, Kwanphil Cho, Veronika Ilinskaya
Contributors (ZHA): Hussam Chakouf, Reza Esmaeeli, Thomas Frings

Concept Design (ZHA):
Design Director: Christos Passas
Project Architect: Yevgeniy Beylkin
Design Team: Juan Ignacio Aranguren C, Yevgeniy Beylkin, Simon Kim, Agnes Koltay, Larisa Henke, Tetsuya Yamazaki

Local Architect: AB Elis Ltd
Facade Consultant: Ove Arup London, UK
Structural Engineer: Mosproject
Concrete Engineer: PSK Stroiltel Promstroicontract
MEP & General Contractor: Stroigroup Electrical MEP: Novie Energiticheskie Reshenia Façade Contractor: StroyBit
Façade Contractor: Prostie reshenia/ALUCOBOND™ Glazing contractor: MDK Stroi Interior contractor: LCC Contractcity GRC: Architectura Blagopoluchie/Facade Light Lighting Consultant: FisTechenergo

Dominion Office Building
photo © Hufton+Crow
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