Zaha Hadid Architects Wins Competition for Russian Black Sea City …


Zaha Hadid Architects Wins Competition for Russian Black Sea City Masterplan, Courtesy of VA
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Zaha Hadid Architects has won an international competition for a Admiral Serebryakov Embankment masterplan in a city of Novorossiysk on Russia’s Black Sea coast. Connecting Russia with a Mediterranean, Atlantic Ocean, and Suez Canal, a industrial city is home to a nation’s largest shipping port, and a third busiest in Europe by turnover.

The ZHA masterplan, designed in partnership with Russian studio Pride TPO, seeks to confederate new open space and amenities into a abounding nautical story and traditions of Novorossiysk, achieved by clever care of building orientation, views, and landscape.


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The 13.9-hectare masterplan aims to combine “recreational, cultural, corporate, and ecological functions within a awake combination that reinstates a city’s dike dance as critical county space.” The intrigue therefore sees 9 principal buildings orientated perpendicular to a seas front to say existent views.

In a judgment of “instancing,” a 9 buildings offer varying iterations of a singular form, elaborating in a slope opposite a site, with a pattern of any building responding to a singular duty and requirement.


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Offering a sum building area of over 3 million block feet (300,000 block meters), a buildings will enclose comforts for civic, cultural, and corporate events, as good as a hotel. The replacement of a city’s waterfront also includes a pattern of colourful open space along Tsemes Bay for residents and visitors, and a new fishing port, marina, and piers to reactivate a city’s nautical heritage.

The outward landscaping and open space strategies were aided by a preference to shorten vehicular entrance to a area, formulating opportunities for outward leisure, sports, and distraction via many of a year in a city’s coastal, subtropical climate.


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More than 40 teams from 13 countries entered a competition, with second place awarded to Miralles Tagliabue (Spain) with Progress (Russia) and third place awarded to Rudy Riccotti (France) with ProjectService (Russia) and JNC (Belgium).

Construction is due to start in a second half of 2019.

News via: Zaha Hadid Architects

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