Creative mind driving the future. The Russian Pavilion at EXPO Dubai 2020 by Sergei Tchoban and Speech

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Project authors.- Sergei Tchoban, Igor Chlenov, Aleksey Ilin. Project architects.- Anton Chernyshev, Marina Kuznetskaya, Darya Krotkova. Idea and design for exhibition display, development of the theme for the pavilion.- Konstantin Petrov, Simpateka Entertainment Group. Façade.- Inventure.
Minpromtorg (Ministry of Trade and Industry of Russia).
General contractor.- Crocus Group.
3630 sqm. Number of storeys.- 3. Area of terraces.- 151 sqm. Total height.- 26.75 m. Diameter of building.- 37 m. Diameter of small dome.- 19.7 m. Height of small dome.- 10.6 m. Diameter of exhibition dome.- 36.4 m. Height of exhibition dome.- 14.37 м.
Russian Pavilion is located in the Mobility Zone at Expo 2020. Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Sergei Tchoban

Sergei Tchoban is an internationally active German architect. He is managing partner of TCHOBAN VOSS Architekten and head of the Berlin office. Tchoban studied architecture at the Academy of Arts in Saint Petersburg. He has lived in Germany since 1991 and has held German citizenship since 1995. After starting at NPS Nietz - Prasch - Sigl in Hamburg in 1992, Tchoban became managing partner of the architectural office now known as TCHOBAN VOSS Architekten in 1995. In 2009, the Tchoban Foundation was established, which is based in the Museum for Architectural Drawing built for this purpose in 2013.

Numerous residential and office buildings, hotels, cultural buildings and revitalisation projects have been created according to his designs and plans, including EDGE Suedkreuz Berlin, Germany's largest office ensemble in sustainable timber hybrid construction, the Berlin Apple store Rosenthaler Strasse, as well as the revitalisation of the Ernst-Reuter-Platz 6 office building and numerous buildings as part of the master planning for Berlin's Osthafen.

In 2020, Tchoban was president of the American Society of Architectural Illustrators ASAI. His architectural drawings have been exhibited in numerous museums and galleries worldwide and are in the collections of international museums, archives as well as in private collections. In 2018, Sergei Tchoban was awarded the European Prize for Architecture by the Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design for his lifework.

Sergei Tchoban is member of the Bund Deutscher Architektinnen und Architekten BDA (Association of German Architects) and the chambers of architects in Hamburg and Berlin.

Sergei Tchoban and Sergey Kuznecov. SPEECH

SPeeCH is an architecture studio that was founded thanks to the union of the architecture studio of Sergei Tchoban and "S.P.Proekt". It is headed by Sergey Kuznecov and is the result of their previous long-term collaboration, including work on the European projects of the "nps tTchoban voss" office (Berlin).

For the past few years the both companies have taken part in a number of successful architectural projects in Russia and abroad. Most remarkable and known are “Bashnya Federacia” [Tower Federation], a mutli-use complex on the territory of “Moskva-Citi” [Moscow-City], a Moscow International Business Center; “Akter Gelaksi” [Actor Galaxy], the largest European standard aparthotel in Sochi; “Kolonnady” [Colonnades], a multi-use centre in Moscow on Ozerkovaskaya embankment; Krasnoyarsk-City town-planning concept, and projects of large centers in St. Petersburg, Yalta, Nizhny Novgorod, Rostov-na-Donu, Erevan, Istanbul and other cities.



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