World Day of Architecture
The International day of architects and lovers of architectural masterpieces is celebrated annually on the first Monday of October. This year the theme was «Better Cities Better lives. Sustainable by design».
Aerostatic architecture for the Olympic Games «Sochi-2014»
A design competition «Aerostatic architecture for the Olympic Games Sochi-2014» has held during the festival of architecture, design and yacht «Anapa Breeze 2010».
Reconstruction of the Shopping Arcade to begin in late October
Reconstruction will take two years and in the beginning of 2013 all the five blocks will be updated. Trading space will be increased by almost threefold. There will also be placed underground parking for 300 cars.
Igor Yaroshevsky: «Ambiguous seventieth»
The «Architecture of Sochi» continues to publish excerpts from Igor Yaroshevsky’s memories «Architecture and power.»
Approved environmental assessment of the project «Federation Island»
Rostekhnadzor, the state technical surveillance authority, has confirmed the positive conclusion of state appraisal of the first stage of construction «Formation of Territory» of the project «Federation Island».
Multifunctional shopping and entertainment complex «SOCHI MALL»
A multifunctional shopping and entertainment complex «SOCHI MALL» will be built on the territory of the former Sochi Concrete Production Plant. The project has been made by the architect workshop «SPeeCH».
Gazprom plans to build the second course of the hotel «Lazurnaya»
OAO Gazprom has announced a competition to design five-store building for 100 rooms, which will have the category of «five stars».
Town Planning Board on October 6, 2010
Two projects were presented: the project of reconstruction of the complex «Intourist Camellia» and the project of reconstruction of the hotel «Moscow».
Modern trends in Marin development. Town planning aspects.
Yachting infrastructure is the main element of a seaside resort industry.
Two draft for Community Center (synagogue) in Sochi.
Four projects were presented on the project competition of a Community Center. Today we have an opportunity to show two of the four projects.
Igor Yaroshevsky: Project of the modernization of the Shopping Arcade.
The reconstruction of the Shopping Arcade planned to begin in late October is not the first attempt to breathe new life into the largest shopping center of Sochi. Igor Yaroshevsky in his book «Architecture and Power» (2001) told his thoughts about the Shopping Arcade and its future, as well about of his own modernization project.
A second walk through the Olympic construction spots in Adler
Photo essay on the construction of the railway which will connect the airport and railway station in Adler, Port Nizhneimretinsky, Nekrasov settlement, houses in the village Vesely.
The Soviet press about the general plan of development of Sochi-Matsesta 1933
Based on the article «The Soviet Riviera», the newspaper «Pravda» on 17 March 1935.
Project Documentation of the transport interchange «Airport» passed the examination
A two-level interchange will be constructed on the road «Adler — Krasnaya Polyana».
The City Administration has made an agreement to return the territory of the former hotel
The territory of the former hotel «Chaika» temporarily returned to the city. A car parking will be located there until the 2014 Olympics.
The Russia GP circuit to design by chief architect of the «Formula 1»
Likely the architectural firm of Herman Tilke, previously developed several projects for «Formula 1», to design a circuit in the Olympic Park.
Modern technologies, equipment and materials on the forum «SOCHI-BUILD»
The VIII International Building Forum «SOCHI-BUILD» will be held in the exhibition halls at the Seaport from 21 to 24 October in Sochi. Forum will include eight thematic areas.
Photo essay from the Press-tour on Olympic venues for bloggers
In early October, «RIA Novosti» held a press tour for people actively writing on the Internet about Sochi as a whole and Olympic theme in particular.
Start installation of stained glass for Big Ice Arena
Specialists of NPO «Mostovik» started assembling of stained glass windows in the basement of the Big Ice Arena for ice hockey. The total area of the two bands of glazing is about 850 square meters.
Public Hearing on October 20, 2010
Environmental sections of several projects important for the city were reviewed at the public hearing. The reconstruction of the first of Soviet hotels in Sochi is among them.
VIII International Construction Forum «SOCHI-BUILD» has begun
Its grand opening held in the exhibition halls at the Seaport on 21 October 2010, at 11-00. Several architectural workshops presented at the booth of the Sochi Section of the Russian Union of Architects.
Project of Station «Olympic Park» in Sochi got the silver diploma of the Festival «Architecture 2010»
The results of the festival «Architecture 2010» has been published. The festival has traditionally held in October in the Manege in Moscow.