Voting Begins as ITMO Highpark Exhibition Opens in St. Petersburg
From November 22 till December 15, 2018, an exhibition of concept designs for ITMO University’s new campus and innovations center Highpark will be hosted in the ITMO building at Lomonosova St. 9. Students, staff and guests can learn about each of the four architectural proposals and cast their vote by filling out a form on the spot or taking the online survey.
Architectural solutions for ITMO Highpark were developed by top design agencies from the UK, the Netherlands, Austria, and Russia. These are:
MVRDV (the Netherlands)
MVRDV has previously worked on a number of major construction projects in the Netherlands, France, China, India, and other countries. Among their current projects are large-scale urban development projects for Bordeaux and Cannes (France) and Logroño (Spain). Its previous projects in Russia include the Zaryadye Park and the Silhouette residential building in Moscow.
Allies and Morrison (the United Kingdom)
A&M has a lot of experience with cultural, educational, public and residential projects. The highlights of their portfolio include master plans for universities and scientific centers such as Girton College (Cambridge, UK), Nalanda University (India) and others.
This architectural bureau has worked on a number of projects centered on university campuses and special-purpose buildings. This includes campus designs for the Vienna University of Economics and Business, the Medical University of Vienna, the Institute of Mathematics and the International Graduate School in Model and Simulation of the Technical University of Berlin, the campus master plan for College of Technology (Giessen, Germany), and others.
Several of this Russian firm’s projects have been chosen as winners of international competitions over the years. Among their most renowned works is a concept design of the New Museum of Hans Christian Andersen in Odense, Denmark, the Nike Air Box sports center in Moscow, and the Skolkovo Seeds residential district master plan.
The concept design and vote will end on December 15, 2018. Don’t miss your chance to shape the future of ITMO University!