A unique project "Russian Quintessential" was presented at Archstoyanie 2021 by Sergey Kuznetsov, the chief architect of Moscow.
This year, our team has taken part in Archstoyanie, the XVI International Festival of Landscape Objects.
In 2021, the Festival's concept was defined as "Personal", which was largely facilitated by the pandemic.
As part of this concept, the festival presented such architectural projects as: "Russian Quintessential" («Русское идеальное» in Russian), "Drunken Fence" («Пьяный забор» in Russian), "Impassable Midwood" («Непроходимая чаща» in Russian) and others.
Our team became a lighting partner in the majestic "Russian Quintessential" project.
Sergey Kuznetsov, the chief architect of Moscow, is the author of this project.
This art object represents a futuristic guest house built under the "Russian Quintessential" project, which is not just an unusual functional application but is also an interesting statement on the national architecture in its perfect embodiment.
The project resonated greatly. Numerous mass media (including foreign ones) decided to highlight it in their articles, and many admiring comments can be seen on the page of Sergey Kuznetsov about the idea of embodying the aspiration for something "perfect" with the Russian mentality and national character in the project itself.
While working on the lighting solutions for the "Russian Quintessential", we have presented lighting fixtures that we believe have perfectly complemented the image conceived by the author.
The warm tone of the lighting inside the pipe-type building matched the author's concept of reflecting the combination of modern technology with a broad Russian soul, as something native and clear, resembling the light from a campfire late at night.
According to the author himself, the main feature of the "Russian Quintessential" was the complex engineering techniques used in shipbuilding. The building frame is formed like the ship's carcass, and the weight of the building, which is about 12 tons, is balanced by six bolts. Thanks to the seamless cladding made of 4 mm thick stainless steel, no sound of rain can be heard inside, and the construction itself resembles the thermos bottle.
Find out more about the building's foundation, ventilation, drainage system, thermal insulation, and heating on the Archstoyanie 2021 website https://www.stoyanie.ru/archstoyanie-2021
and on the Instagram page of Sergey Kuznetsov, Moscow's chief architect: https://www.instagram.com/uragankuznetsov/
Team: KROST, TPO Pride, TRUD, SurfaceLab by Kerama Marazzi, Progector, MOSS BOUTIQUE HOTEL, ADWILL