08.14.2017

On wheels: How to turn a minivan into an urban data scanner

An edgy way to survey a city.
08.03.2017

Raising the bar: Top architecture firms to renovate Moscow’s major public spaces

Big-name firms, such as Snøhetta, West 8, and OKRA, have come to Moscow to give a new look to some of the city’s most busy and complicated squares and intersections.
07.17.2017

​Measuring the quality of the urban environment: New index helps detect cities’ weak spots

A new tool designed by Strelka KB makes it possible to diagnose a city’s problems.
05.16.2017

An example to follow: the top 5 waterfront public spaces

How to give a river back to the people through architecture and urban regeneration
03.17.2017

Total control: How architectural supervision can save your project

Strelka Magazine publishes a column by Darya Paramonova, director of Strelka Architects, in which she explains why a project can never be realised well without the architect’s field supervision. BACKGROUND INFO Strelka Architects was founded in 2015 and specialises in designing civic infrastructure, including the recent renovation works on the Garden…
03.07.2017

The First National Architectural Competition is announced started in Russia

On the 7th of March, the First National Architectural Competition aimed at the improvement of social spaces in 15 Russian cities
02.17.2017

A selfie by the factory: what do a million photographs from monotowns say?

Researchers collected 1.1 million photographs from social networks to figure out how to improve Russian monotowns.
02.15.2017

International Experience: The Housing Dilemma — From Vienna to Singapore

How do different countries tackle the issue of providing affordable quality housing, and is their experience applicable to Russia?
11.28.2016

Daniel Miller: «Most of our discoveries were represented in the form of cat memes»

The British anthropologist on why it’s good when your hypotheses fail and how to popularise knowledge the modern way.
04.12.2016

​How It Works: The New Standard of Street Design in Moscow

An interview with the project manager for the development of the Moscow Street Design Standard
02.24.2016

​Francesco Bandarin: Don’t think we are old-fashioned

Assistant Director-General of UNESCO for Culture comments on building a Monument to Vladimir the Great and on cities forsaking their historical identity for tourists’ sake.
12.29.2015

​Phil Wren: "If we start treating retail more seriously the shopping malls would change as well"

A British department store guru’s view on Moscow retail — in the city centre, on the periphery and in-between.
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