ZIM Area Development Samara, Russia

ZIM Area Development, Samara Urban District, Russian Architecture Competition

ZIM Area Development Samara, Russia

Russian Competition Winner – design by Vittorio Grassi Architetto

26 Sep 2014

ZIM Contest Samara

Design: Vittorio Grassi Architetto

Urban Competition for the development of ZIM area (ex Maslennikov plant) in Samara, Russia

The design of the urban district River Park “4 seasons” is proposed with a highly integrated holistic approach that considers the different elements making up the project: the architectural idea, structures, strategies for the rational use of energy and water resources in order to achieve a sustainable, efficient and cost-effective project.

ZIM Area Development Samara 1

The project has been sized to accommodate a new neighborhood for about 13,000 inhabitants, distributed in about 4,909 apartments of various sizes. Residents will have two kindergarten and two primary and secondary schools, a clinic, sports and commercial equipments available for their children and distributed taking into account the logistics of transport and walking distances. In addition, the district will rely on a shopping and entertainment mall with cinemas, luxury shops, gyms and food courts. A skyscraper of 205 m high, beacon of the intervention, houses a hotel of 600 rooms with a related congress center on the first 20 floors and business class apartments with sweeping views of the river and city.

ZIM Area Development Samara 2

ZIM Area Development – Building Information:

Design: Vittorio Grassi Architetto, Milano
Client: Delta Stroy LLC
Period: 2013 – 2014 International Competition
Result: 1° prize
Landscape Area: 512.800 sqm
Gross Area: 729.670 sqm
Construction Cost: 39.380.000.000 rubli
Housing: 522.300 sqm 25.950.000.000 rubli
Shopping Mall: 150.400 sqm 7.200.000.000 rubli
Public & Park: 24.920 sqm 3.960.000.000 rubli
Hotel: 32.450 sqm 2.270.000.000 rubli

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ZIM Area Development Samara, Russia image / information from Vittorio Grassi Architetto


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