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—12.04.2021
Architecture of a country houses

The comfortable architecture of a country houses is based primarily on the contact with nature: it is important that a person, having traveled a long way from the city, does not get to another "city", but finds himself in a natural environment.

—01.04.2021
Transformation of the offices

"The office for the employee becomes a place where he wants to go, not just needs to be." Magda Kmita, partner at Blank Architects, told CRE magazine about the changes taking place in modern offices, where work is now not a necessity, but an opportunity.

—23.03.2021
New interview

Founding partner of Blank Architects Magda Cichon for Pro Rus magazine.

—19.03.2021
Looking for architects

We are looking for a creative, sociable professional for the position of architect!

—18.03.2021
Maxi Mall Kazahstan- work in progress

The interiors of the shopping center are already on progress: take a look inside with us.

—15.03.2021
Blank Architects project was shortlisted in the Moscow Architecture Award 2021

Moskomarchitektura has announced the shortlist of nominees for the Moscow Architecture Prize, a prestigious award that annually evaluates the best new projects in implementation.

—09.03.2021
We are hiring: Visualizer with fluent English

We invite a visualizer to the Blank Architects team to work on the visualization of interior and exterior projects.

—17.02.2021
Blank 360: new 3D-visualization product by Blank Architects

Explore architecture and design on the screen of a laptop or smartphone. Blank Architects has launched a new product Blank 360: we implement VR static tours for interior projects.

—08.02.2021
Residential complex in Lefortovo

Blank Architects created an architecture for a new residential complex of the developer "Argo" in the Lefortovo district.

—05.02.2021
New business center Geolog

Blank Architects creates an architectural concept, interior and landscape design for the mixed-use business center Geolog

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Name
Location
Program
Status
Scale
Maxi Mall — Shopping center
Ekibastuz, Kazakhstan
Program: Retail, Interiors
Status: Ongoing
Scale: 10 000-50 000 sqm

—31.01.2020
Maxi Mall — Shopping center

Concept -Modern, Light and Bright

The idea was to create a concise, simple and comfortable interior shopping center interior. It should not lose its relevance for many years, but at the same time become an unique space with modern bright details, which attracts the attention of both local residents and foreign tourists. The interior also must be authentic for the city. The main sector of Ekibastuz's economy is mining — here is the largest coal field in Kazakhstan. That’s why the shape of the coal pit became the main element of the interior design. The architects used set of horizontal layers-ledges which are removed in the direction from top to bottom with the upper layers ahead of the lower ones. We used multi-layer complex textures, referring to the stepped structure of the quarry. At the same time to make the overall impression the space is light and fresh. The main color of the space is white but used in different tones and textures.

Atrium

Modern
Light
Elegant

The Central atrium became the main focus of the interior. Contour linear lights are used along the walls and outline its oval shape. Special elements in the area have white slats form, which creates the effect of the shape’s twists.

Food court

Paly of orange pallet mix of shadows
Summer sunset
Heat, youth and energy
Nowadays

The food court area is a modern place of attraction in the shopping center. It is made with brighter colors, contrasting with the overall image of the shopping center, to attract additional attention. The Central area of the food court (coworking) is the most color-saturated. It is finished in orange HPL, and the furniture is selected in the same colors. There is also a suspended decorative element-a structure made of expanded mesh with an orange red gradient. It is a multi-layer construction, where each element has a different length, height, and bend line.