Powerful, but light. Results of the Horizon architecture competition



May 29th saw the announcement of the results of the second stage of the Horizon competition to design a public and business campus on the roof of manufacturing block B at Sevkabel Port on Vasilievsky Island. The competition was organized by Project Baltia for UK Sevkabel Port. The presentation of projects and press conference took place at ARCHClub MATERIA, from whose windows there opens up a fine view of the building which is to be reconstructed.

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.

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Opening Week of the 5th Architecture Biennale will take place from September 11th – 15th, 2019 in multiple venues in the heart of Tallinn. Dedicated to the theme “Beauty Matters: The Resurgence of Beauty”, the international architecture festival, organised by the Estonian Centre for Architecture and curated by Dr. Yael Reisner, celebrates the aesthetic experience in architecture, after almost 80 years of cultural bias.


The only foreigner to take part in the series of architecture talks entitled ‘Genius loci’ (organized by Project Baltia and the ‘Novaya Gollandiya: cultural urbanization’ project) was the Finnish theoretician Juhani Pallasmaa. Russian readers know Pallasmaa from his book ‘The thinking hand. Existential and embodied wisdom in architecture’, which is now a bibliographical rarity. Here Marina Nikiforova talks to Finland’s principal architect-thinker.



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