Moscow Metro Design Competition 3rd Prize Winners News, Russian Architecture Contest 2020

Moscow Metro Competition 3rd Prize Winners

7 Oct 2020

Moscow Metro International Competition 3rd Prize

Design: AI and Nowadays

Location: Moscow, Russia

AI / Nowadays consortium 3rd Prize Winner in an international competition for a metro station in Moscow, Russia.

Moscow Metro Design Competition 3rd Prize

Consortium of London-based practice Architects of Invention (AI) and Nowadays of Moscow has submitted a design proposal for Metro Station. 5 teams were shortlisted to enter an international competition.

Station “Prospect Marshal Zhukov”

Moscow Metro Design Competition 3rd Prize

The Idea
The station design is based on a consistent repetition of round sectors that make up the column that frame the platform. They combine an architectural element, engineering systems (ventilation) and a light source.

Columns remind of various telescopic devices and products – antennas, mechanical “legs” of construction or space vehicles. It is a dedication to the mechanistic, retro-futuristic beauty of Moscow underground.

Moscow Metro Design Competition 3rd Prize

Light and color
Blue, red and silver make up the palette of the project. The prevailing blue on the platform, combined with red, lends the space a sporty vitality. The soft silver light poured into the underground lobby creates a clean space in which it is equally pleasant to find yourself, both at the beginning and at the end of the path.

Moscow Metro Design Competition 3rd Prize

Design Consistency
The entire design of the station is based on the repetition of a single element – a thin aluminum tube. From the walls of the underground vestibule along the escalators, it descends onto the columns of the platform and turns into a giant pipe of the underground station.

All parts of the station are subject to a single color logic. Red accents accompany all parts of the station, from the outdoor pavilion to the platform. The outdoor pavilion is dominant blue with red accents; the lobby is an all-white and silver space with red accents; the station hall is a kind of culmination – an active combination of blue, red and white.

The Space
46 identical columns create an impressive space united by a single technique. A row of columns reproduces the image of mechanical sliding legs that go down and merge with the white floor. The contact points of the elements are highlighted with red light. The color design is based on the gradual transition from dark blue to light silver-white, from top to bottom, which seems to dissolve the columns in space as they approach the floor.

Moscow Metro Design Competition 3rd Prize

3rd Prize Winners Moscow Metro Competition – Building Information

Status: Competition Entry – 3rd Prize Winer
Competition name: Moscow Metro International Competition www.design-metro.com
Location: Prospect Zhukova, Moscow, Russia
Gross Build Area: 700 sqm
Budget: £4 mil
Stories: 2
Structure: combined steel & concrete
Programme: entrance pavilion, ticket hall, escalators, station hall & platform
Client: Center Agency, Moscow Metropolitan
Consultants: Yarko-Yarko (Lighting Design)
London AI team: Nikoloz Japaridze, Ruth Sullivan, Nikoloz Gurabanidze, Giorgi Khetsuriani,
Moscow Nowadays team: Natalia Mastalerz, Nata Tatunashvili, Alena Grandkina, Dina Khodunova

Moscow Metro Design Competition 3rd Prize

Renderings: Archirost.com

Architects of invention

Moscow Metro Design Competition Winners information / image received 070920

Location: Moscow, Russia

Moscow Design Competitions

Moscow Architecture Competitions

Moscow Urban Landscaping and Design Competition
Moscow Urban Landscaping and Design Competition
image courtesy of architects
Moscow Urban Landscaping and Design Competition

Moscow City Agglomeration Competition
Design: OMA
Moscow City Agglomeration Development

Project A101
Project A101 Moscow

A101 Urban Block Competition
A101 Urban Block Competition

Hotel Ukraina Competition
Hotel Ukraina Competition Moscow

Moscow Agglomeration Competition
Bolshoi Moscow Competition

Moscow Circus School Competition
Moscow Circus School Competition

Zaryadye Park Competition
Zaryadye Park Moscow Design Competition

Moscow Architecture Developments

Contemporary Moscow Buildings – selection of contemporary architectural designs:

Moscow Building Developments – chronological list

Russian Architectural Tours by e-architect

Moscow Architects Offices – design firm listings

Recent Architecture in the city:

Parametric Residence in Uspenskoe, Moscow

Ordynka Club Houses Complex in Moscow

Barkli Park Homes, Sovetskoi Armii str 6
Architects: Atrium
Barkli Park Homes
photograph : Uriy Palmin, Anton Nadtochiy, Ilya Egorkin, Ilya Ivanov, Pavel Iovik
Barkli Park Homes in Moscow

Gorki House, Gorki settlement, Moscow area
Architects: Atrium
Gorki House
photograph : Uriy Palmin, Anton Nadtochiy
Gorki House, Moscow

Stanislavsky Centre, Moscow, Russia

Moscow tower

Moscow Architecture Competition

Comments / photos for the Moscow Metro Design Competition 3rd Prize Winners Architecture page welcome

Website: Atrium