Rem Koolhaas and Anastassia Smirnova (SVESMI) present the Russian translation of Delirious New York at the Garage Centre for Contemporary Culture (Shigeru Ban's pavillion) in Moscow.
Alexander Sverdlov (SVESMI) gives a lecture about Moscow at the Brussels Architecture Institute, a think tank based within Recyclart promoting architecture as a fully fledged cultural practice. The five architects that Recyclart has invited for this new series of lectures entitled GREETINGS FROM..., will each present their city and will show the different projects they are developing in that city or have finished there recently. The event takes place at Gare Bruxelles-Chapelle 25, Rue des Ursulines 1000 Bruxelles, 8.30 p.m. http://www.www.recyclart.be/fr/agenda/moscou-alexander-sverdlov
Urban Forum Moscow. Anastassia Smirnova (SVESMI) moderates the panel discussion "New Life of the Microrayons" with Geert Urhahn (Urhahn Urban Design), David Barrie (CEO David Barrie & Associates), Alexei Novikov (Managing Director, Russia and CIS, Thomson Reuter, Russia), Clive Dutton (Executive Director, Regeneration and Inward Investment London Borough of Newham, UK), Michael Velmakin (Deputy Municipal of Otradnoe District, Russia) and Svetlana Razvorotneva (An expert in local governance and housing and utilities policy of the Civic Chamber of the Russian Federation).
Russian translation of Rem Koolhaas Delirious New York by Anastassia Smirnova (SVESMI) was presented at the 14th Moscow International Book Fair for Non-fiction.
Student exhibition “Porous City” opens at the Spazio Punch at the Venice Biennale (T?F studio “Eurohigh” by Winy Maas (MVRDV), Alexander Sverdlov (SVESMI) and Ania Molenda in collaboration with KRADS). Our congratulations to all students!
Anastassia Smirnova (SVESMI) during the Strelka talk “Microrayon/Favella: On Urban Editing in Russia and Brazil” at the Venice Biennale, with Francisca Insulza, Stefano Boeri, Kuba Snopek, Maria Tereza Diniz and Justin McGuirk.
Anastassia Smirnova and David Erixon have been appointed as programming directors for the Education programme (academic year 2012-2013) at the Strelka Institute for Media, Architecture and Design. Interviews with them are here:
Strategy for the development of Moscow libraries presented at the VII Moscow International Book Festival by The Minister of Culture of Moscow Sergey Kapkov, Boris Kupriyanov and Alexander Sverdlov.
Anastassia Smirnova (SVESMI) lectures on experimental education at the Bauhaus conference “Bilden und Gestalten” in Dessau, Germany