Shukhov Lab Anniversary
In December, the international laboratory for experimental urban design Shukhov Lab, turns 3 years old.
On December 16 Shukhov Lab will open its gallery with an exhibition about the Vision of Moscow 2050 that will be presented in the Moscow Pavilion at the 2019 Biennale of Architecture and Urbanism in Shenzhen (China) curated by Vicente Guallart and Sergey Kuznetsov and co-curated by Pablo Goldin and Lena Mitrofanova. The Biennale will be open on 21 December 2019 in Shenzhen. The exhibition in Shukhov Lab will include images of projects and visions related to Moscow developed in the past century, contemporary buildings and projects, and visions for the future developed during a three week workshop in Shukhov Lab.
On Monday, December 16 at 19:30 workshop participants and curators will talk about the Moscow 2050 project.
Keynote speaker Federico Parolotto Senior, Partner at Mobility in Chain, will address the new value set currently changing the transport sector. Federico will present 4 transportation projects carried out by MIC in Moscow in the last 5 years and the research project carried out by MIC that will be shown at the Shenzhen biennale.
Gleb Vitkov – Faculty of Urban and Regional Development
Alexey Novikov – President, Co-founder of Habidatum
Moscow 2050: presentation by participants and curators
Sergei Kuznetsov – Moscow Chief Architect
Vicente Guallart – academic supervisor at the Master’s Programme ‘Prototyping future cities’, Shukhov Lab Head
Pablo Goldin – architect, co-curator of ‘Moscow 2050’ pavilion at the the Shenzhen Biennale of Architecture and Urbanism 2019, student at the master’s programme ‘Prototyping future cities’
Elena Mitrofanova – architect, co-curator of ‘Moscow 2050’ pavilion at the the Shenzhen Biennale of Architecture and Urbanism 2019, Shukhov Lab leading expert
Khairutdinova Ramzia (RANEPA), Sergei Konchekov (MARKHI), Iana Aliaskarova (MARKHI), Daria Bychkova (Bureau ‘Chekharda’)
Federico Parolotto – Senior Partner at MIC – Mobility in Chain, 'Addressing mobility changes'
Since the founding of the laboratory in 2017 by Vicente Guallart, the chief architect of Barcelona (2011-2015), Shukhov Lab projects have been presented at the XV Venice Biennale of Architecture 2016, ArchMoscow 2017, the International Moscow Urban Forum, the Festival of Science, Art and Technology Polytech, Zodchestvo 2018, the festival of Science and Technology Geek Picnic 2017,2019.
Under the leadership of Vicente Guallart, the international master's program ‘Prototyping future cities’ in the field of developing and managing smart technologies for urban development was launched and gave diplomas to its first graduates in 2019.
At the Shukhov Lab site, world experts in the field of creating a smart urban environment gave lectures: Greg Lynn (UCLA), Bruno Moser (Foster + Partners), Carlo Ratti (MIT), David Basulto (ArchiDaily), etc.