General Director, Urbanica Institute of Spacial Planning
Urbanica was founded in 2009 by a team of like-minded people, experienced in various types of urban planning projects and consulting – urbanists, urban engineers and specialists in the field of urban economy.
During 7 years of independent practice, Urbanica has developed more than 200 projects, about 60% of which were commissioned by the authorities and about 40% commissioned by private companies. By state order Urbanica develops territorial planning documents (general plans, territorial planning schemes, land use and building regulations). For private contractors Urbanica designs development projects concepts, master plans of cities and land plots, draft design plans.
Urbanica was among the only two Russian city planning bureaus which became participants of the selective tendering for the strategic development of the Moscow agglomeration in 2012, commissioned by the Government of Moscow. The consortium with the participation of Urbanica became the winner of the contest for the concept development of the Sokolniki Park reconstruction in Moscow in 2014.
Urbanica is the developer of the Concept for socio-economic and spatial-territorial development of the agglomeration Tomsk-Seversk-Tomsk municipal region (2015).
Among the research topics of Urbanica: urban agglomerations, university campus (in relation to the city and its residents), the university as a research center and its requirements to the city and human capital, the design of new technocampuses, the concept of spatial development, the concept of the development of public spaces, the development of single-industry towns.
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