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—11.12.2022
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"

—10.10.2022
Discovery Shopping Center becames the best mall on Arendator Awards 2022!

The project won a prestigious commercial real estate award.

—26.09.2022
Department stores

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

—15.09.2022
Building of GEOLOG

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

—09.09.2022
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%.

—20.07.2022
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.

—19.07.2022
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.

—15.07.2022
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.

—11.07.2022
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.

—27.06.2022
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.

—14.06.2022
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.

—30.05.2022
Blank Architects at ArchMoscow

Blank Architects will present an exposition dedicated to the 20th anniversary of the bureau's at the exhibition "ArchMoscow 2022".

—23.05.2022
Blank Architects metro project was shortlisted

The project of the consortium BACE (Blank Architects and Clancy Engineering) for the Ostrov Mechty metro station became the finalist of the first stage of the International competition for the development of the architectural appearance of the Moscow Metro stations.

—12.05.2022
How the residential projects may look in future

How the residential projects may look in future and what are the architects ready to offer? The chief architect of Blank Architects projects, Dane Klyakovich, shared the opinion in the author's column for the Portal of Archsovet of Moscow on how the approach to the design of residential real estate will change.

—25.04.2022
Как новая турбулентность изменит торговые центры?

орговые центры в новых условиях закрытия международных брендов столкнулись с оттоком трафика, а эксперты предрекают рост вакансии.

—24.03.2022
New project in Sochi

Another hotel project by Blank Architects - this is a complex in the village of Maisky.

—17.02.2022
Rizhskaya station in progress

Look underground: at the station of BCL "Rizhskaya", which was designed be Blank Architects everything is already prepared for the installation of arched structures.

—15.02.2022
"Tomorrow will come today" is now available on our website

"Tomorrow will come today" is a research and manifesto dedicated to changes in the architecture of the housing in future and our ideas about how we see really comfortable modern homes.

—08.02.2022
Blank Architects made a masterplan concept for the Prokshino cluster in Moscow

Blank Architects has developed the concept of a masterplan for the Prokshino sports and event cluster in Prokshino, Moscow, - a unique project for Russia. The project includes cultural and sports facilities, an event venue, a water park and a 100 m high slide.

—03.02.2022
Branding for NOVAMALL

For an umbrella brand of shopping centers NOVAMALL, we have created a logo, corporate identity and brandbook.

—27.01.2022
Branding

We create real estate projects at all points of contact with the audience: from architecture and landscaping to interior design, way finding and unique branding.

—12.01.2022
The Discovery shopping center by MR Group has been commissioned

The Discovery shopping center by MR Group has been commissioned in Moscow as part of the residential complex. We have created the concept of interiors and navigation in for the shopping area: finishing works and installation of lighting are continuing inside.

—07.12.2021
Blank Architects on the Forcities Forum

Yulia Zavaraeva, Head of Branding, Graphic Design and Wayfinding department at Blank Architects, participated in the II All-Russian Developer Forum "The Best Product Solutions and Trends in Commercial Real Estate" Forcities.

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Name
Location
Program
Status
Scale
Letni Sad — Shopping center- Interiors -Wayfinding
Moscow, Russia
Program: Retail, Interiors
Status: Ongoing
Scale: 1 000-5 000 sqm

—06.12.2019
Letni Sad — Shopping center- Interiors -Wayfinding

The Letniy Sad Shopping Center
This shopping center is a part of multifunctional housing, social and business complex, and is located in the north part of Moscow. It consists of three aboveground levels of retail trade and two underground levels of parking.
Its functional zones include: 1-3 floors with shops; the 3rd floor includes space for an unusual food court — restaurants with open bars called “Orangereya” (The Greenhouse). All the floors are connected through a round, central atrium with a glazed roof and vertical greenery.

Concept — The Greenhouse

Total area of the shopping center 30000 sq.m
Project area 7720 sq.m.

greenhouse
eco-style

Our main task was to create comfort and coziness for the visitors, in order to make the “Letni Sad” shopping center a unifying element for two different sides of life: the active urban environment and a feeling of peace and appreciation of nature. This thesis is expressed in the interior by the use of organic colors, texture, plant prints, plus a lot of light and air.
The project’s individuality and recognisability has been achieved through the black met-al construction pavilions, which are typical for greenhouses. These type of cafe pavilions are the attraction points on the intersection of the primary transit routes.
Materials and methods: use of a grid structure in the column framing, “street" lighting, decorative suspension achieved in a plant-like style, showcases made of thin metal framework, wood/stone texture and concise lightning.

Idea — Food square

3rd floor

greening
light
harmony

The Food court is located on the third floor of the shopping center. There is a distinctive zone with cozy nooks for relaxation and an open space with a central bar and live greenery. Metal framework arches and pavilions create the necessary division of functional zones, and create a recognisable style for the greenhouse. Natural lightning is achieved via the use of lateral pano-ramic windows and zenith lanterns.

Design — Atrium

connects 3 floors

center
light
green area

The main accent of the interior is the central atrium. The atrium framing is made of a rack structure with point lightning and light radiuses on the ceiling. Through the atrium, all the floors, passages and vertical greenery are connected.

Design — Floor

2 shades of grey

leaves
gradient

The floor imitates fallen leaves. Two shades of grey ceramic granite are laid in the shape of a rhombus, creating a gradient from dark to light. This method allows the showcases and central constructions of the cafe and atrium to be highlighted.