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Zaha Hadid Architects Among Firms Chosen for Russian Mega-Smart City

Zaha Hadid Architects, working in collaboration with Russia-based TPO Pride Architects has been selected as one of three consortiums to realize the Rublyovo-Arkhangelskoye neighborhood in the West of the Russian capital Moscow.

Zaha Hadid Architects, working in collaboration with Russia-based TPO Pride Architects has been selected as one of three consortiums to realize the Rublyovo-Arkhangelskoye neighborhood in the West of the Russian capital Moscow.The team will work with fellow winners Nikken Sekkei, UNK Project, Archea Associati, and ABD Architects to develop 4 million square meters of new buildings over 460 hectares. Over one-third of the new neighborhoods will be parklands and forest bordering the Moscow River, with a centerpiece 30-hectare lake.
The urban region will include homes for 66,500 residents, as well as schools, clinics, transport infrastructure, shopping districts, and 800,000 square meters of office space to meet the demands of Moscow?s financial, consulting, and legal sectors.

The masterplan is in response to rapid projected growth for Moscow, whose population has increased by 30% in the past 20 years. The project seeks to accommodate the city?s population growth without increasing congestion in the city center, instead installing a 19-kilometer metro line linking the two centers.The masterplan is to be a ?global benchmark for smart, sustainable cities? integrating electric mobilities, services, and smart tech...
Source: Archdaily
URL: http://www.archdaily.com/

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