Moscow has launched an International architecture contest for design of three metro stations, naming ‘Sheremetyevskaya’, ‘Rzhevskaya’ and ‘Stromynka’.
The contest was declared international in order to improve competitiveness and international image of Moscow, Moscow Chief Architect Sergey Kuznetsov said at a press conference held on this occasion. Representative of a company that initiated the contest (Mosinzhstroy) Mikhail Grachevsky and the head of the contest’s organizing committee Sergey Georgievsky also took part in the conference.
The applications to participate in the contest could be submitted until Dec. 15, reports the official web page of the Moscow Mayor. The competition consist of two stages. At the last one, five companies will be selected for each of the three metro projects. Then, International jury chaired by Marat Khusnullin will announce the contest winners April 4, 2017.
Assembly work at these metro stations is supposed to start in the second half of the next year. All the three stations will be converted in interchange ones and will be located in the new third interchange circuit of the city of Moscow.
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