Architectural commission for Vasilievsky Island St. Petersburg

KCAP+ORANGE, in cooperation with local architects A-Len,  from St. Petersburg will also design the first architectural plot within the winning masterplan scheme for Vasilievsky Island in St. Petersburg. The masterplan, designed by KCAP+ORANGE, is extended with the commission to design two buildings for mainly housing with a GFA of approximately 45.000 m2. Start construction is planned in the middle of 2017.

In late 2015, KCAP+ORANGE won the first prize in the urban and architectural competition for the most western tip of Vasilievsky Island in St. Petersburg. With the urban plan, the 15 ha site is set to become a new part of the city with a diverse mix of urban functions facilitating and interconnecting the surrounding areas. It will become a new face of St. Petersburg as entrance of the city from the water.