Zaha Hadid Architects picked to design new Moscow district

Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA), working with Russian-based TPO Pride Architects, is among a group of firms selected to design an entire new ‘smart city’ to the west of Moscow  The AJ100 big hitter will work on the development of 4 million m² of new buildings covering 460ha for the new Rublyovo-Arkhangelskoye district near the Russian capital.

Also working on the project will be Japanese practice Nikken Sekkei, Russian architects UNK Project and ABD Architects and Italian outfit Archea Associati. (Read more….)