Materials

URSA

URSA is the first producer of new quality insulation materials in Russia. Key URSA products glass wool and extruded polysterene materials – are being used to provide the perfect insulation.In 2010 URSA presented in the Russian market a new generation of mineral insulation – PureOne
Russia, St Petersburg,
leninskiy pr., 168
+7 812 313 72 72
www.ursa.ru

Zerkalny Mir

Partner of OmniDecor (Italy), offers decorative and coloured glass in the form of architectural solutiions for facade glazing and interior decoration
Professora Popova ul. 37B,
BC Cenator, room 208,
St Petersburg, Russia
+7 812 332 97 98
www.zm-spb.ru

 

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.


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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