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. Having got the architecture education in Saint Petersburg Sergei Tchoban successfully works in Germany since the beginning of 1990s. Since 1995 he has been running the Berlin office of bureau “nps tchoban voss”. Such significant buildings of Berlin as the cinema “Kubiks”, the gallery “Arndt”, complex “AquaDom”, synagogue in Muenstersche strasse and many other buildings and complexes in Berlin and other cities of Germany were realized upon his projects. In parallel with his work in Germany S. Tchoban has been actively designing in Russia since 2003. In 2006 through the merger with the bureau S. P. Project together with Sergey Kuznetsov co-founded the SPEECH architectural office and became its managing partner. In 2008, together with Sergey Kuznetsov he established the architectural magazine speech :. In 2009 he founded the Tchoban Foundation - Museum for Architectural Drawing.

Tchoban was the curator of the Russian pavilion at the Venice Biennale of Architecture two times: in 2010 he curated the project “Russia Factory” (together with Sergey Kuznetsov, Pavel Khoroshilov, Grigory Revzin), in 2012 – the project “i-city/i-land” (together with the commissary of the pavilion Grigory Revzin, co-curator Sergey Kuznetsov and Valery Kashirina), which was awarded with a Special Mention – the first time that Russia won an award at the Architectural Biennale. In 2013-2014, he headed a graduate studio at the Moscow School of Architecture. Since 2011 Sergei Tchoban has been a member of the City Planning Council of the Skolkovo Foundation. Since 2013 he has been a member of the Architectural Council of the Committee for Architecture and Urban Planning of the City of Moscow.

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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