In the Obydensky No. 1 club house, dismantling work has been completed with preserving the historical part

The developer Sminex-Inteko has completed the required amount of dismantling work and is strengthening the foundations for new construction.

Fashion department store Hi-Light opened in Ekaterinburg

Blank Architects completed the interior of a new fashionable place

Blank Architects on the real estate forum "Zhiloy Kvadrat"

Integrated development of territories: how high-quality infrastructure of low-rise residential complexes becomes a tool for increasing demand

Architecton forum 2023

On September 13, a discussion platform will begin its work in St. Petersburg, two discussions will be held with our participation

The buildings' lobby of the residential complex "Metropolia" are completed

In the second stage of the Metropolia business class residential complex, the developer MR Group has completed the interiors of the lobby and public spaces. Blank Architects are the authors of the design projects for the lobby of the Venice, St. Petersburg, Stockholm and Vienna buildings. The interiors designed for the residential complex were shortlisted for the 100+ awards for Best Interior Design.

Visiting VTB Arena

Blank Architects visited the VTB Arena, which includes the central Dynamo stadium. Blank Architects is the authors of project's working documentation. For Blank Architects, this is one of the key projects that the team has been working on for over 5 years.

Multifunctional retail complex Hollywood

The complex has already been acclaimed as the most expectable project in its segment: its opening is scheduled for the next year.

Moscow Urban Forum 2023

Dane Kljakovic, Head of Structural Design Department, Blank Architects will take part in the business program of the forum

The interiors of the residential complex "Metropolia" were shortlisted for the 100+ Awards

The project participates in the nomination "Best interior design - public space"

Blank Architects in the top 30 most successful architectural firms according to Forbes

The ranking "Top 30 most successful architectural bureaus" was prepared by Forbes based on financial data, professional recognition and expert opinion.

Blank Architects project in Tuapse district is nominated for Urban Awards 2023

Blank Architects project in Tuapse district is nominated for Urban Awards 2023

Rizhskaya metro station opened

Metro station Rizhskaya (Bolshaya Koltsevaya Line) was opened

Committee for Architecture and Urban Planning of Moscow approved the concept of a new club house Sminex-Inteko "Obydensky 1"

Committee for Architecture and Urban Planning of Moscow approved the concept of a new club house Sminex-Inteko "Obydensky 1"

Discovery Shopping Center becames the best mall on Arendator Awards 2022!

The project won a prestigious commercial real estate award.

Department stores

A department store in a shopping center is a whole world with the architecture based on its own canons.

Building of GEOLOG

Construction of the GEOLOG business center by Hutton Development is in progress on Obrucheva St. in Moscow.

The decoration of the "Rizhskaya" is 80% completed

Works on the architectural decoration of the Rizhskaya metro station in Moscow have been completed by 80%.

The St. Petersburg office of Blank Architects is working on HOLLYWOOD Shopping Center

This year St. Petersburg is waiting for one new shopping center - HOLLYWOOD, the architecture and interiors of which were created by Blank Architects team.

Shopping center "Vesna" renovation has been completed

The renovation of the shopping center "Vesna!" located on the Altufyevsky Highway has been completed according to our project: it includes the renovation of public spaces and food court.

New 4* hotel in Magadan in details

We found the architectural solution for the new 4* hotel project in Magadan in the harsh northern landscape – with its powerful rock breaks and stunning large-scale views.

Hotel in Agoy – new video about the project

The hotel complex in the Agoy Village of Tuapse district is one of our new, but already favorite projects.

Blank Architects strengthens the team

We invites chief, leading and landscape architects, and visualizer.

Discovery: grand opening

Discovery shopping center by developer MR Group has been opened in Moscow. The project became the first opened shopping center in the city since the beginning of 2022.

Blank Architects won at ArchMoscow

The Blank Architects team took part in the exhibition ArchMoscow 2022 — the main event of the architectural world, annually bringing together hundreds of professionals and experts.

Aviapark — Shopping center redesign
Russia, Moscow
Program: Retail, Interiors

Aviapark — Shopping center redesign

Lately we are experiencing a significant demand on renovation of existing shopping centers. The fact is that in the beginning of ’00 it was a boom of Commerce development and a lot of newly build shopping malls of different scales were constructed. Obviously, 15 years after , there is no excuse for outdated design and quality especially when the competition on Retail market is still high.

Concept — New essentials

GBA 390 000 sq.m.
GLA 230 000 sq.m.

Big city atmosphere

Today's world is changing very rapidly; we are all looking for improved lifestyles. Shopping has become an essential part of our lives, however buying, and spending money is not longer the end goal. Now we are also look¬ing for an experience, for a place where we can meet, eat and relax.
Aviapark is one of the biggest shopping malls in Moscow city. It is surrounded by parkland and a residen-tial area, and accessible by public transport. The shop¬ping center is already very well recognized in the city due to its iconic elements such as an aquarium and one of the largest food courts in Moscow. We propose that along with your existing 450 boutiques and restaurants, you should adopt new trends — such as a fresh Mark EAT or include department stores as "Trend Island."
We have come to the conclusion that we should create an atmosphere of comfort, relaxation and some-times — of the unexpected. Our proposed interior design solutions for each area are: a premium zone, a north gallery, a food court and side atriums. All above all we suggest that a kiosk, info stands and intuitive navigation are essential new elements.

Idea — visibility

Floors 6 floors / 2 underground floors
Parking underground


Retaining shop front visibility is a “must”, we have tried to keep everything as visible and easy to find as possible. We decided that the visitor's “flow” through the space should become intuitive. We designed zones like the “premium zone”, ”foodcourt” and north gallery to make the visitor feel as if they are walking through different worlds. By keeping the existing shop fronts, yet playing with sus¬pending ceiling design, furniture, lighting and decorative iconic elements, we offer the visitor an encounter with a reinvented, unique Aviapark .
Overall, we believe in reutilizing the existing spaces . We would like to propose 2 options:
Option 1: “Must have“ which will change the overall atmosphere of the mall, with minimal cost
Option 2: “Iconic ” that will transform Aviapark into an unforgettable and memorable space and increase its positive reputation. We propose an open layout for the north gallery corner boutiques, which will show the visitor all the shop fronts , and to cut down the long walk along the existing mall corridor. We also propose to make 2 levels of shop fronts be open to the floor above. We see “The essentials“ as the 1st step before the “Iconic ” op¬tion. We would retain the decorative elements, using the same lighting elements, and materials.
We believe our idea will make Aviapark more welcoming, comfortable and relaxing. The design will integrate well with the current interiors. Any visitor will be able to easily find their favorite boutiques as well as more unexpect¬ed zones — with their contemporary, refurbished look. The Aviapark shopping experience will become a lifestyle choice.