The multipurpose complex is intended to be built at the bend of the Moskva River, where the Third Ring Road and Luzhnetskaya Embankment intersect. It will replace Soyuz Aero-engine Scientific and Technical Complex and will drastically change the facade of the river bank, the image of which is currently determined by Luzhniki Olympic Complex and the surrounding park.
The new complex will assume an important urban planning role by becoming the landmark in this part of Luzhnetskaya Embankment. The need for the project to be organically fitted into the architectural context of the uniquely located site determines its basic space-planning and facade solutions.
Multipurpose complex "Soyuz"
2016 - 2017
205 000 m²
The Master Plan for the site was developed by British architects. It comprises 5 towers by the water and 5 multisectional buildings extending perpendicular to the banks behind the towers. The perspectives of yards and boulevards between them are closed by 4 more towers in the remote section of the site.
It is kind of Morse code in plan from dots and dashes. The towers by the river and the farther disposed long buildings are grouped on three stylobates so that private yards naturally separated from driveways and boulevards appear to be one level higher. Parking lots are disposed beneath them. A combination of dwelling houses of various typologies allows the area to be developed in the most effective way.
The rows of multisectional buildings disposed perpendicular to the river bank end at the embankment by stand-alone towers. The perspectives of the green pocket parks laid out between the extended buildings are closed by the second line of towers in the opposite site section. Some part of the pocket parks will be open to the public, and some part will be intended for the residents’ recreation.
Stylish reserve and expressiveness of architectural treatment meet the current world trends. The buildings will be finished using natural stone and bricks harmonising with large stained-glass planes.