What would Moscow, if the money ran out

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What would Moscow, if the money ran out

A couple of weeks ago, Prime Minister Medvedev said that the new parliamentary center in Moscow to build will not, because he has no more money.

To be honest, I was pleased with the news, but not because they ran out of money in the budget for the construction of new buildings. Just in the "competition" of the Parliamentary Center project would certainly have won a giant Brezhnev-Luzhkov "Mosproyekt-2", a clone of the Capitol in the style of "Russian neoclassicism" Lanfranco Cirillo. Choose between two evils did not want to. Fortunately, neither the first nor the second shit will not defile the appearance of the capital.

From the speech of Medvedev followed that by refusing a new residence Parliament only temporarily. But already the third in 20 years, a serious economic crisis in Russia, so that when we go down again on the Parliamentary Center, is unclear.

In fact, the cancellation of the construction of the Parliamentary Center - rare success. Usually the opposite is true: cool designs offered by the best architects in the world, for one reason or another are rejected or minimized at the stage of negotiation. But Moscow continues to grow into a new type of ugly buildings Voyentorg.

But let's imagine what would be Moscow, if the brightest projects (including disputes) in recent years it had been implemented.

More often than others to the implementation of ambitious projects in Moscow unlucky Briton Norman Foster. For example, he lost the opportunity to build in the Moscow City Tower "Russia", which was supposed to become the tallest building in Europe.

What would Moscow, if the money ran out

In 2006, the government agreed on a project to build 118-story skyscraper height of 612 meters, and a year later Luzhkov himself laid the foundation of the historical capsule, but soon came the financial crisis.

What would Moscow, if the money ran out

But the silhouette of the Moscow-City could be very different.

What would Moscow, if the money ran out

The tower "Russia" should be higher than the Ostankino ...

What would Moscow, if the money ran out

... but its construction was canceled in 2009. Although, perhaps, without the tower "Russia" Moscow City turned out quite elegant.

What would Moscow, if the money ran out

Another unusual project of Foster, which was never implemented - complex "Orange". He could replace CHA building on Krymsky Val. Imagine that all Serov worth it here.

What would Moscow, if the money ran out

The building was to combine part of the Tretyakov Gallery with the elite housing. The public is confused by the fact that the project ordered it by Elena Baturina, Luzhkov's wife.

What would Moscow, if the money ran out

Russian architects CHA defended and criticized the "Orange", saying that Moscow has "Dubai with houses still-life."

What would Moscow, if the money ran out

As a result, the CHA from "Muzeon" defended, and "Orange" has not grown either on Krymsky Val, or anywhere else.

What would Moscow, if the money ran out

Another object of the giant called "Crystal Island" could appear in Nagatinsky floodplain, near the avenue Andropov. The building had to accommodate 900 apartments, 3000 hotel rooms, an international school for 500 students and a huge underground car park. Especially for the complex were going to build a new subway station.

What would Moscow, if the money ran out

"Crystal Island" had become one of the tallest buildings in the world and thus partly to provide itself with energy at the expense of solar panels and wind turbines.

What would Moscow, if the money ran out

After the resignation of Luzhkov about the project safely forgotten.

What would Moscow, if the money ran out

At Foster did not work in Moscow, but turned in Astana. There's built like the architect of the concept of "Khan Shatyr". True, he is much more modest in size, only 150 meters high.

What would Moscow, if the money ran out

In 2008, it became known that Moscow may appear a building master of deconstruction of Frank Gehry.

What would Moscow, if the money ran out

It was about the construction of the hotel in Sadovaya-Samotochnoy street. It was assumed that the 17-storey building will consist of a similar cubic volumes. Unfortunately, it did not come even before rendering.

What would Moscow, if the money ran out

Next to the Moscow-City, on the ways of the Kiev railway, had to grow up a huge residential complex Paradise Living authorship Kionori Kikutake.

What would Moscow, if the money ran out

The project was not approved due to the fact that the house would have blocked the view of the Church of the Intercession in Fili.

What would Moscow, if the money ran out

Now at this point is still in the factory "Filikrovlya".

What would Moscow, if the money ran out

Zaha Hadid is also not spared the attention and come to Moscow Expocentre project. He was supposed to be built on the site of the present building Expocentre, near the Moscow-City.

What would Moscow, if the money ran out

In the horizontal extent had to stay in the exhibition halls.

What would Moscow, if the money ran out

The towers, which would become an extension of the silhouette Moscow City, designed as a hotel and apartments.

What would Moscow, if the money ran out

Between them planned to create air passages. The project, as you might imagine, was not approved.

What would Moscow, if the money ran out

Next to fosterovskim "Orange", to the left of the CHA, when viewed from the river on the "Muzeon", might appear unique residential complex "Russian avant-garde" by Erick van Egeraat. "I decided to work with the Russian artistic heritage, which glorified Russia in the twentieth century, I chose five artists and began to do the building, trying to interpret the styles of those artists that affect me personally that I emotionally important..", - told the Dutch architect. The complex consists of five towers 10 to 17 floors. Building architect devoted Wassily Kandinsky, Kazimir Malevich, Liubov Popova, Alexander Rodchenko and Alexandra Exter.

What would Moscow, if the money ran out

Cases "Popov" and "Malevich"

What would Moscow, if the money ran out

Cases "Rodchenko", "Exter" and "Kandinsky"

What would Moscow, if the money ran out

"Russian Avant-Garde", inscribed in the "Muzeon". Luzhkov himself at a meeting of the Public Council under Moscomarchitecture stated that this project is needed Moscow, but you need to choose a good place for him. It turned out that if the "Russian Avant-Garde" was built next to the CHA, it would spoil the view of the Church of St. John the Warrior on Yakimanka.

What would Moscow, if the money ran out

Views from the Moskva River

What would Moscow, if the money ran out

There were proposals to build "Russian avant-garde" in the Moscow-City, but the project was never realized.

What would Moscow, if the money ran out

The tower "Kandinsky"

What would Moscow, if the money ran out

Russian architects were keen to zero in the main commercial and industrial facilities. In the area of ​​Victory Park, Poklonnaya between the street and the railroad, could appear a business center, designed in 2003, "Architectural bureau Timur Bashkaeva". From the explanatory note to the draft: "The complex consists of several office plates of varying heights, facing the end face to the street and having a different offset from the red line side of the building also have a complex layered structure similar to the composition of the whole complex all together it creates a complex self-similar structure similar.. affine to education. The empty space between the buildings plays an important role in the composition ie. a. no buildings and skyline of the complex is part of the image. "

What would Moscow, if the money ran out

Business Center "Sheremetyevo-2" in the presentation of "Triart 2000" Bureau (2006).

What would Moscow, if the money ran out

In the area of ​​intersection of the highway and the Moscow Ring Road Enthusiasts had to build a shopping and entertainment center. This is the "ABC Group" project.

What would Moscow, if the money ran out

This is the same building in another embodiment.

What would Moscow, if the money ran out

Case building vast territory Rublevo Archangel.

What would Moscow, if the money ran out

The same area according to TPO "Reserve"

What would Moscow, if the money ran out

had to get the whole city. By the way, and the result, but the contest eventually won another project.

What would Moscow, if the money ran out

For many years in Moscow to discuss the possibility of building two-level road or roads on the roofs of the houses (so-called Straßenhaus). One of the first (back in the year 2005) to build a second tier of roads in the capital proposed to the former suburbs officials and businessmen, and now Ukrainian deputy Arkady Kornatsky.

What would Moscow, if the money ran out

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What would Moscow, if the money ran out

In general, megalomania has been a hallmark of many ambitious projects. Projected sports facilities, too, were rather big. This all-season sports center "Moscow Alps" ( "Kurortproekt", 2004). It should have been erected on the present site of the ski base "Kant" in the metro "Sermon".

What would Moscow, if the money ran out

It was assumed that there will be five "peaks", 18 ski runs with a capacity of more than 1,000 people, trampolines, hockey stadium, mountain bike trails and so on.

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On the site of the present stadium "Moskvich" in the textile workers were going to build a database with a dedicated athletics stadium and arena (Mosproekt 4, 2008).

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