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Key Architectural Developments + Projects in Russia: Built Environment News

post updated 5 February 2023

We’ve selected what we feel are the key examples of St Petersburg Building Developments, Russia. We aim to include projects that are either of top quality or interesting, or ideally both. Our focus is on contemporary St Petersburg buildings.

Moscow Building Developments – chronological list

St Petersburg Architecture

St Petersburg Architecture News – latest additions to this page, arranged chronologically:

17 Dec 2021
SCA Arena Sports and Concert Complex
Architects: Coop Himmelb(l)au
SCA Arena Complex St Petersburg
image courtesy of architects practice
SCA Arena Sports and Concert Complex
The design of the new SCA Arena in St. Petersburg follows the tradition of the unique era of constructivism, where everything was possible, and applies its expressive, open design language to a contemporary context.

24 Nov 2021
St. Petersburg Gorskaya Territory Open International Competition
St. Petersburg Gorskaya Territory Competition, Russia
image courtesy of architectural contest organisers
St. Petersburg Gorskaya Territory Open International Competition
An Open International Competition for the development of architectural and urban planning solutions for the Gorskaya territory was launched today at the Press Center of the Russian News Agency TASS in St. Petersburg. The customer is Megaline LLC, with the support of the International Society of City and Regional Planners, the Russian Green Building Council, and the Association of Landscape Architects of Russia.

18 Aug 2021
Ferrum 1 business centre, Sverdlovskaya Naberezhnaya, 44 B, Block 16, Polustrovo, Saint Petersburg
Architect: Sergei Tchoban of TCHOBAN VOSS Architekten
Polustrovo Commercial Property by TCHOBAN VOSS Architekten
photo : Ilya Ivanov
Ferrum 1 St Petersburg Building
The first building in Russia constructed with Corten steel. This office building stands on the historic site of the former Rossiya factory in St Petersburg’s Polustrovo district. Situated on the right bank of the Neva opposite the Smolny Cathedral.

16 Jul 2020
Ligovsky City, Ligovsky Prospekt
Architects: KCAP Architects&Planners and ORANGE Architects with A.Len Architectural Bureau
Ligovsky City St. Petersburg, Russia landscape design
image © KCAP/Orange/A.Len
Ligovsky City St. Petersburg
Dutch architectural firms KCAP and Orange Architects are working in a consortium with A.Len Architectural Bureau in St. Petersburg, Russia, to transform a former railway yard on Ligovsky Prospekt into a new residential district with communal facilities, retail and extensive greenery.

24 June 2019
Golden City Block 4, Vasilievsky Island
Architects: KCAP Architects&Planners and ORANGE Architects
Golden City Block 4 St. Petersburg Russia
image courtesy of architects
Golden City Vasilievsky Island, St. Petersburg
The Golden City project is developed based on the winning entry of KCAP Architects&Planners and ORANGE Architects for the urban and architectural competition for the western most tip of the Vasilievsky Island in St.Petersburg.

19 May 2019
Media City
Architects: AI Studio
Media City in St Petersburg
visual L Photoreal3D
Media City in St Petersburg
London and Moscow based architecture practice reveals plans for a new Media City in thr centre of the city.

10 Jan 2019
PETSHOP office, Chkalovskiy prospect, 50.
Architects: PAUM design
Petshop Office in St Petersburg
photography : Sergey Melnikov
Office Building in Saint-Petersburg
The office for IT department of the PETSHOP company, in a Soviet-era industrial building on Chkalovsky avenue.

St Petersburg Building Developments

St Petersburg Building Designs 2010 – 2018

20 Jun 2018
Lakhta Centre
Lakhta Centre St Petersburg Skyscraper
photo : Anton Galakhov
Lakhta Centre St Petersburg skyscraper – Europe’s tallest tower

5 Feb 2018
Lakhta Centre Building

14 Apr 2017
Design: TCHOBAN VOSS Architekten, Evgeny Gerasimov & Partners and SPEECH
Expoforum St Petersburg Building
photography © Dmitry Chebanenko
Expoforum in St Petersburg Building
This building is one of the largest exhibition and congress centers in the world. It is located in 10 minutes’ drive from Pulkovo Airport on a site bounded by Peterburgskoe Chaussee leading towards the inner city of Saint Petersburg.

29 Mar 2017
Nevskaya Ratusha Masterplan – New administrative and business district in Saint Petersburg
Design: TCHOBAN VOSS Architekten
Nevskaya Ratusha Masterplan Design
photograph © Andrey Belimov-Gushchin; VTB-Development
Nevskaya Ratusha Masterplan Design
Located in the city centre the new administrative and business district Nevskaya Ratusha is characterized by a high variety of different uses comprising a government building, business-centers, hotels, commercial und public spaces.

5 Oct 2016
New Holland Island Landscape Design
New Holland Island West 8 Landscape

25 Aug 2016
New Holland Island Masterplan
New Holland Island: St Petersburg Masterplan

4 Dec 2013
Vasileostrovskiy Building
Vasileostrovskiy District Building

4 Dec 2013
Barochnaya Street Apartment Building

13 Nov 2013
Graftio Street Apartments

30 Oct 2013
Lake House Apartments

17 Sep 2013
Moscovskaya Zastava Office Building, St Petersburg
Design: Architectural bureau A.Len
Moscovskaya Zastava Building
image from architect
Moscovskaya Zastava Office Building
This building is to be covered with cubic transparent metal gauze spreading over the stained-glass windows of three office blocks. The office blocks have different heights; the highest of them is 11-storeys. The building is cut by the internal triangular atrium round which terraces – the lounge zone for the workers and visitors of offices are located.

24 Jun 2013
LeontievskyMys, St Petersburg, Russia – building news
Design: Philippe Starck
LeontievskyMys St Building
image © yoo
The debut residential project for yoo, the internationally renowned property design firm is launched in St. Petersburg, under the yoo Inspired by Starck brand. The new 399 unit residential complex is set on Petrogradskaya with sweeping views across the Gulf of Finland. LeontievskyMys is apparently the “first design-led, international-standard luxury housing in St Petersburg”.

30 Apr 2013
Mariinsky Theatre – building news
Design: Diamond Schmitt Architects
Mariinsky Theatre St. Petersburg interior
image from architect
Mariinsky Theatre St. Petersburg
Canadian-designed opera house completes Performing Arts Complex. The stage is set for one of the largest performing arts facilities in the world to open on May 2nd in St. Petersburg, Russia. Mariinsky II designed by Diamond Schmitt Architects is the new home of the acclaimed Mariinsky opera, ballet and orchestra. Located in the historic centre of St. Petersburg across the Kryukov Canal from the original Mariinsky Theatre (1860), the new opera/ballet house is a structure of authentic contemporary architecture that pays homage to its setting with a 21st-century sensibility.

Building Designs in Western Russia

Major St Petersburg Building Designs, alphabetical:

Apraksin Dvor Masterplan
Design: Wilkinson Eyre Architects
Apraksin Dvor Development
image from architect
St Petersburg Masterplan

Dance Palace
Design: UNStudio
Dance Palace St Petersburg
picture from architect
Dance Palace St Petersburg

Hermitage Museum Masterplan
Design: AMO
Hermitage Museum

JFC, St Petersburg
Design: Foster + Partners
JFC St Petersburg
image : Foster + Partners
JFC St Petersburg

Mariinsky Concert Hall Redevelopment, St Petersburg
Design: Fabre Speller Pumain Architects

Mariinsky Theatre Competition Design

Design: Albert Cavos

New Holland Island
Design: Foster + Partners
New Holland Island St Petersburg
image : Foster + Partners
New Holland Island

Okhta Tower – Gazprom headquarters
Design: RMJM Architects
Lakhta Centre
image : courtesy of RMJM
Okhta Tower

St Petersburg Airport
Design: Grimshaws
Euro Pulkovo Airport
picture from architect
St Petersburg Airport : Architecture competition winner

St-Petersburg Seafront
Design: Ivan Poliakov Architectural bureau
St Petersburg Seafront Development
picture from architect
St-Petersburg Seafront

Ushakovskaya – proposal
Date: 2007-
Design: Chapman Taylor Architects

Zenit Stadium – New Kirov Stadium
Dates built: 2006-09
Design: Kisho Kurokawa Architects

More St Petersburg Building Developments online soon

Location: Saint Petersburg, Russia

Russian Building Designs

Moscow Architecture Designs – chronological list

Moscow Architecture Walking Tours

St Petersburg skyscraper : Gazprom HQ Tower

Website: Visit St Petersburg Russia

Gazprom tower architects : RMJM Architects

St Petersburg Masterplan architects : Wilkinson Eyre

Russia Tower

Buildings / photos for the St Petersburg Architecture page welcome