Pierre de Meuron Keynote at Moscow Urban Forum

Pierre de Meuron’s keynote (video above) focused on his practice’s approach to urban projects, a series of strategies that drive the core principles of each project. These were explained through some of the firm’s recent projects (Tate Modern, Elbphilharmonie, LA Arts District), as an introduction to the Badaevskiy Brewery development, an ambitious plan for the reconversion of a former industrial site along the Moskva River embankment. The scheme mixes the adaptation of the old heritage buildings, with a horizontal skyscraper. The horizontal building sits on top of a slender structure, creating a “city lifted up in the air”, a radical scheme that creates a unique relation between the site, the park and the river.

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