RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT MIXED-USE

Residential development with mixed urban functions as part of the Golden City development

Block 8 is a part of Golden City, a new urban development on the artificial land of Vasilievsky Island in the Finnish Bay in St. Petersburg. KCAP is responsible for the 15 ha masterplan and the architectural elaboration of blocks. The architectural concept creates an expressive, recognizable and iconic image through golden tops that refer to the tradition of historical landmarks in St. Petersburg. Solid blocks and a diversity of enclosed urban courtyards define the urban layout and refer to the historical structure of the city.

The terraced shape of the building makes block 8 a special feature in the silhouette of the Golden City skyline. The stepped tower volumes create opportunities for green rooftop terraces that en...

Location
  • St. Petersburg, Russia
Client
  • Glorax Development, Moscow
Year
  • 2018 - Ongoing
Status
  • Ongoing
Program
  • 55.300 m2 housing program (486 apartments), with 2.900 m2 commercial functions on the ground floor and 9.700 m2 underground parking
Disciplines
  • Architecture
  • Urban Design
  • Landscape Architecture
Collaborators
  • Collaborator architect: ORANGE architect
  • Collaborator: ALEN, St. Petersburg
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