zaha hadid organizes moscow's dominion office building around central atrium
 
zaha hadid organizes moscow's dominion office building around central atrium
sep 29, 2015

zaha hadid organizes moscow's dominion office building around central atrium

 

 

designed by zaha hadid architects, the ‘dominion office building’ is among the first realized structures to be built for moscow’s emerging yuzhnoportovy district. internally, the scheme is conceived as a series of vertically stacked floorplates arranged around an atrium, which rises through the building. balconies at each level correspond to the displacement of the outer envelope, while a series of staircases interconnect through this central void.

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the scheme is conceived as a series of vertically stacked floorplates arranged around a central atrium
photography by hufton + crow

 

 

 

owing to the building’s programmatic layout — with a ground floor restaurant adjoining the outdoor terrace — the atrium becomes a shared space that encourages interaction between the employees of the building’s various companies. as many IT and creative industry start-ups regard this research culture as important for progress and development, this integration also serves to encourage collaboration between companies of different services and disciplines. offices are arranged within a system of standard rectilinear bays that provide space for small, expanding or large companies.

zaha hadid dominion office building moscow russia designboom
balconies at each level correspond to the displacement of the outer envelope

zaha hadid dominion office building moscow russia designboom
owing to the building’s programmatic layout the atrium becomes a shared space

zaha hadid dominion office building moscow russia designboom
the scheme encourages interaction between the employees of the building’s various companies

zaha hadid dominion office building moscow russia designboom
looking upwards through the central atrium

zaha hadid dominion office building moscow russia designboom
a series of staircases interconnect through the central void

zaha hadid dominion office building moscow russia designboom
offices are arranged within a system of standard rectilinear bays

zaha hadid dominion office building moscow russia designboom
the structure is among the first built for the growing creative sectors of moscow’s yuzhnoportovy district

zaha hadid dominion office building moscow russia designboom
the office building is located near dubrovka metro station

 

 

project info:

 

program: mixed-use (offices, restaurant & conference facilities)
floor area: 21,184 sqm / 228,022 sqf
footprint: 62m x 50.5m
height: 36.27m / 9 floors (7 floors of offices, 2 basement floors)

 

project team
client: peresvet group / dominion-m ltd.
architect: zaha hadid architects (ZHA)
design (ZHA): zaha hadid, patrik schumacher
design director (ZHA): christos passas
project architects (ZHA): kwanphil cho, veronika ilinskaya
interior design team (ZHA): raul forsoni, kwanphil cho, veronika ilinskaya, emily rohrer
art installation (ZHA): bruno pereira
contributors (ZHA): hussam chakouf, reza esmaeeli, thomas frings

 

concept design (ZHA)
design director: christos passas
project architect: yevgeniy beylkin
design team: juan ignacio aranguren c, yevgeniy beylkin, simon kim, agnes koltay, larisa henke, tetsuya yamazaki
local architect: ab elis ltd
façade consultant: ove arup london, UK
structural engineer: mosproject
concrete engineer: PSK stroiltel promstroicontract
MEP & general contractor: stroigroup electrical
MEP: novie energiticheskie reshenia
façade contractor: stroybit
façade contractor: prostie reshenia/alucobond
glazing contractor: MDK stroi
interior contractor: LCC contractcity
GRC: architectura blagopoluchie/facade light
lighting consultant: fistechenergo

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