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Series of objects for Central Boulevard at Karl Marx Street (phase #1)
Chistopol, Tatarstan, Russia
- client: Urban Development Institute of the Republic of Tatarstan foundation
- partners: LSK, knappt
2017 concept, design development, supervision, construction
Canopies and pavilions on three squares, inviting thematic outdoor spaces, design of hardscape elements — all refers to important semantic blocks of life and history of the city: Vostok Watch Makers, agriculture, cycling culture, and components of a smart city.
BREAD — depicts the most successful period of a city when it was the second important settlement of the governorate; at the same time, outlines future perspectives for gastronomic culture development and cultural identification development, i.e. city’s potential for production and backhauling humanistic values, poetry, and poetics
CHRONOMETER — past, present, and future ability of the city to produce high quality engineering solutions and products; appeal to the intellectual potential of the city
BICYCLE — past, present, and future ability of the city to create innovative inventions, even if it means re-inventing the bicycle; appeal to the image of the city as an inventor
SMART CITY — the city is already producing high tech components which have potential for deep integration into the systems of smart management of houses and cities
COR-TEN STEEL FENCE
The fence is perforated and has an in-built linear illumination.
ILLUMINATED LITTER BOX
Litter box made of COR-TEN steel / perforated steel coated with polyurea.
Metal frame covered by COR-TEN steel; aquapanel coated with polyurea.
Traffic bollard made of COR-TEN steel.
BENCHES MADE OF FIBER-REINFORCED CONCRETE
Modular benches made of fiber-reinforced concrete and coated with polyurea; have in-built power sockets.