Nikita Zhilyakov Workspace : Designed by Nikita Zhilyakov Workspace, the main idea was to save as much as possible of old materials and constructions. The new ones were the same or completed each other: brick, concrete, wood. Moreover, this space consisted of a cold warehouse and required considerable works on engineering systems and building envelopes.
A place itself was an inspiration: old brick walls, metal frames etc. To give the interior a character corresponding to the historical site, were used the European cult furniture in style of 50-60 years and it was balanced by the Russian furniture of the same period of time. So, some of the interior objects were selected on ads during the construction process and were brought to the site, for example, carpets, cupboards, filing cabinets.
This is a new design for an old place. This project was implemented in 2013-2014 in the former warehouse of printed products of typography called Ural Worker built by architect G.A. Golubev in 1929-1930. The new space of the project is a multi functional, designed for non-stop operation in the restaurant and night club formats, as well as for the cultural events: lectures, exhibitions, presentations and receptions.
This place is in use for 24 hours: in the daytime it is a restaurant and a public space for any purpose, and at night is becomes a night club or a concert stage, which is very popular among young people in the city.
PROJECT DURATION :
The project started in 2013 and finished in 2014 in Yekaterinburg city, Russia.
Photo Courtesy : Aleksey Izmalkov