The first monograph to showcase the work of one of Russia’s most influential architectural firms. Oleg Yawein is a founding partner of Studio 44 Architects. Aaron Betsky is dean of the Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture. Hans Ibelings is a Montreal-based architectural historian and critic, and the editor and publisher of The Architecture Observer.
400 illustrations 27.0 x 25.0 cm 312pp hardback ISBN 978 0 500 343098 February £50.00
Studio 44 Concepts • Strategies • Works Edited by Georgi Stanishev Introduction by Aaron Betsky • Texts by Hans Ibelings 40 Also available
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Studio 44 Architects is one of the largest and most influential private architectural firms in Russia. Founded in St Petersburg in 1991 and led by Nikita Yawein, the company now employs over 140 highly qualified specialists, including architects, restoration experts, structural designers and engineers. Studio 44 has won over sixty prestigious awards and implemented over 25 public and residential building projects, including Ladozhsky Railway Station, the new wing at the Hermitage Museum, the Grand Palace shopping gallery, the Novy Peterhof hotel, and the Boris Eifman Dance Academy in St Petersburg, the Palace of Schoolchildren in Astana (Kazakhstan) and the Olympic Park Railway Station in Sochi. Studio 44 provides a detailed look at 35 projects completed from 2000 to the present as well as an overview of the earliest projects and the birth of the firm.