WOODBLOCK workshop. Open call for participation in Russian-Finnish workshop for young architects



February 27-March 7 Project Baltia magazine with the support of General Consulate of Finland in Saint Petersburg, Committee on Urban Planning and Architecture of Saint Petersburg and Finnish Institute of Saint Petersburg organizes WOODBLOCK workshop for students and young architects. Wood city block projects are going to be elaborated during the workshop under the direction of the Finnish architect Pekka Helin.

The ‘PlatForm’ competition results unveiled



On November 29 in Petersburg, decisions were announced by ‘PlatForm’, the open young architects’ competition for the project of a public transportation station on the territory of “Colourful City”, a residential complex being built by the LSP Group in the Krasnogvardeisky neighbourhood of St. Petersburg. The competition was organised by the LSP Group and Project Baltia magazine. The meeting of the jury, as well as the press conference, took place at the exhibition of the short list of the competition at Alexandrinsky Theatre’s New Stage from November 22nd to November 30th.

Platform. A competition for young architects



Project Baltia magazine and LSR Group announce an open competition for young architects and designers for a design for a public-transport stop in the Tsvetnoy Gorod residential complex (Krasnogvardeysky district, St Petersburg).

In St Petersburg the participants of the ‘Transforming the grey belt’ invited international competition were shortlisted



The Committee for Urban Planning and Architecture of St. Petersburg holds the international architectural and planning competition focusing on the Concept of transformation of the Southern part of the territory of a historical industrial/residential territory, so called “gray belt” of St. Petersburg.

Landscape for New Okhta



Project Baltia magazine together with LSR. Real Estate – North-West organizes a competition for a concept of the landscape design and improvement of part of the bank of the River Okhta abutting the Novaya Okhta development, St.Petersburg. The competition is held within the frame of AlterSPb project in the Youth Educational Center of State Hermitage Museum.

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At a conference, taking place in Tallinn on April 21-22, architecture’s turn to nature and data will be explored from political and historical perspectives. Keynote speakers are Matthew Gandy and Douglas Spencer from the UK. The conference is organised by the
Faculty of Architecture, Estonian Academy of Arts, Estonia in cooperation with the Department of Geography, Cambridge University, UK. The event is open to the public.


One of the foreign members of the jury for the Dolina Park competition, held by Project Baltia and Glavstroy-SPb, was the landscape architect Martin Rein-Cano, co-founder of Berlin firm TOPOTEK 1. Marina Nikiforova talked to Rein-Cano after the open lecture he gave at the New Stage of the Aleksandrinsky Theatre on February 15th, 2018.



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