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post updated 16 February 2024


We’ve selected what we feel are the key examples of Russian Buildings. We aim to include the most interesting and best designed Russian buildings.

We cover completed buildings, new building designs, architectural exhibitions and building competitions across Russia. The focus is on contemporary Russian buildings but information on traditional buildings in Russia is also welcome.

Buildings in Russia

We have 3 pages of Russian Architecture selections with links to many individual project pages.

Russian Architecture : news + key projects

Russian Buildings : A-K (this page)

Russian Building Developments : L-Z

Russian Buildings Developments

Architecture in Russia – latest additions to this page, arranged chronologically:

Aeroflot Offices Moscow
Design: Vladimir Plotkin architect
Aeroflot Office Russian Buildings
photograph : Alexey Naroditskiy
Aeroflot Offices Moscow
Building for flag carrier and largest airline in Russia. Headquartered in Moscow, Aeroflot is one of the oldest airlines in the world, tracing its history back to 1923. Office complex “Aeroflot – the Russian airlines”

Barvikha Village House
Design: Mossine & Partners
Barvikha House
photo : Alexey Naroditskiy
Barvikha Village House
Three buildings are situated on the plot in one line. The main house is a two-storied building with a basement floor. It is faced with the light glass blocks. The massy wooden entrance porch turns into a wardrobe inside the house. The main facade is almost solid stained- glass window, covered with white glass lamellae. The back façade is completely open, with stone-faced fireplace in the middle.

Dance Palace, Saint Petersbourg
Design: UNStudio
Dance Palace Russia
picture : UNStudio
Dance Palace St Petersburg
The architects’ design for the Dance Palace presents an open and inviting theatre building with provision for 1300 guests (large auditorium 1000, small auditorium 300). Programmatic considerations focus on the spacious circulation of the public foyer and the transparent relationship to the surrounding public square and the city.

Major Architecture Developments in Russia, alphabetical:

ARK Russia
ARK Russian Buildings
image from FD
ARK Russia
The “ARK” project was worked out on the basis of great experience of the UIA Work Programme “Disasters relief”. It implies the creation of a biospheric construction with an autonomous life support system. Building in areas without energy sources, in high seismic activity areas and also in the areas of possible World ocean level rise (the ability of a building to float and to exist autonomously on the surface).

City Palace Tower, Moscow
Design: RMJM Architects
Russian building
image from architects
City Palace Tower Moscow
The inspiration for this dramatic, twisting 46 storey building was Rodin’s ‘The Kiss’, and is possibly the first ever building to be co-designed by an architect and artist from conception.

Crystal Island Moscow
Design: Foster + Partners
Russian skyscraper
image : Foster + Partners
Crystal Island Tower
One of the world’s most ambitious building projects, Crystal Island has been granted preliminary planning permission in Moscow. Enclosed within a vast mega structure covering a total floor area of 2.5million square metres – the project’s scale is unprecedented.

Domodedovo Airport, Moscow
Design: RMJM Architects
Domodedovo Airport Russian Buildings
picture from architects office
Domodedovo Airport
The cost of the project construction is £262 million (12.9 bln. Rub). Situated 26 miles southeast of the centre of Moscow, Domodedovo Airport is currently the largest airport in Russia and Eastern Europe in terms of passenger and cargo traffic and includes a railway station connecting it to Moscow city centre.

Dynamo Stadium, Moscow
2018 FIFA World Cup Venue – new images
Dynamo Stadium Moscow
image © (Designed by) Erick van Egeraat
Dynamo Stadium

Ekaterinburg Tower, Siberia
Design: RMJM Architects
Siberian Tower
picture from architect
Siberian Tower

Gazprom HQ, St. Petersburg
Design: RMJM Architects
Russian tower
picture : courtesy of RMJM ©
Russian Tower

JFC, St Petersburg
Design: Foster + Partners
JFC St Petersburg Russian Buildings
image : Foster + Partners
JFC St Petersburg Building

Khanti-Mansiysk Buildings
Design: Erick van Egeraat
Vershina trade & entertainment centre in Surgut
image © (Designed by) Erick van Egeraat
Khanti-Mansiysk Buildings

Khanty Mansiysk Building, Ural, Siberia
Foster + Partners
Khanty Mansiysk Siberia
image : Foster + Partners
Khanty Mansiysk Siberia

Kiev Islands Design Competition
Architecture Contest News
Kiev Islands Contest Russian Buildings
image from Citizenstudio
Kiev Islands Competition

Kronverk Cinema, Lefortovo, Moscow
Architects: Robert Majkut Design
Russian Cinema Building
photo : Andrey Cordelianu
Russian Cinema Building

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Expocentre Complex, International Business Centre, Moscow
Design: Zaha Hadid Architects

Hermitage 2014 Masterplan, St Petersburg
Hermitage Museum Masterplan

Iset Tower, Yekaterinburg (or Ekaterinburg), Sverdlovsk Oblast, central Russia
Valode and Pistre
215m high building, spiral form, 115 apartments

Architectural Designs

Website: Architecture Walking Tours by e-architect

Wooden Churches in Russia

Moscow Architecture

St. Petersburg Architecture

Buildings / photos for the Russian Building Developments – major Moscow Architecture and Property designs page welcome.