THE FIRST SESSION OF THE LAKHTA VIEW PROJECT IS DEVOTED TO ARCHITECTURE. EXPERTS HAVE SHARED WITH THE AUDIENCE THEIR IDEAS ON HOW TO TURN THE CITY INTO THE LIVE, CHANGING SPACE, BY FILLING ITS DAILY OCCURRENCE WITH NEW IMAGES AND MEANINGS.
The executive director of Zaha Hadid Architects Christos Passas and the co-founder of Valode & Pistre bureau Jean Pistre participated in the first lecture.
of the first, November session of the project were:
architect, designer, executive director of Zaha Hadid Architects
Among the most known projects of Christos Passas- Museum of Modern Art to Cincinnati, bridge of the sheikh Zayed in Abu Dhabi, the Center of Arts of the Queen Sofia in Madrid, the National museum of art of the 21st century in Rome, the Phaeno Scientific center in Volsburg nominated for Sterling's award, the building tower of Opus in Dubai, Eleftheria Square Square in Nicosia.
architect, co-founder of Valode & Pistre bureau
Participated in design of the headquarters of such large international companies as Air France, Shell, Johnson & Johnson, and also is a coauthor of the project of the University of Leonardo da Vinci in the business area La Défense in Paris.
chief engineer of the Lakhta Center
will participate as the moderator of a discussion part of an action. Sergey Nikiforov is a developer of engineering decisions for large Russian and foreign projects, including Moscow-city and Royal theater in Plymouth (Great Britain).
communications director of the Lakhta Center
will participate as the moderator of a lecture part of the event. Olga Buzina - the program director of LAKHTA VIEW, the manager of cultural projects, the PHD of philosophical sciences.
LAKHTA VIEW: ARCHITECTURE
Full record of the session
Speakers of the first, November session of the project will be legendary Christos Passas — architect, designer and executive director of Zaha Hadid Architects, the member of council of the Registered Architects of the United Kingdom and the Royal Institution of Architects of Great Britain, and Jean Pistre - architect, designer and co-founder of Valode & Pistre bureau.
Passas and Pistrу are united not only by experience of implementation of the versatile architectural projects which have become sightseeing but also a complex, conceptual look on the environment – from objects of both architects it would be possible to create the whole cities with the universities, the museums, parks, the corporate headquarters, bridges, the airports and, of course, own characters and philosophy.