UNK project became the finalist of the international competition on pool "Luzhniki" reconstruction
At the end of January of JSC “Luzhniki Olympic Complex” with the participation of TsKT "Agglomeration" announced about the end of the first stage of competition on development of the volume and spatial concept of the project of reconstruction of the pool "Luzhniki". The architectural bureau UNK project was included in the six of the strongest contestants and now will contend for the right to realize the concept in the project.
As a result of reconstruction it is planned to change the area of flat water in three times and also it is planned to arrange modern aquatic complex of 16 000 sq m. "The area of flat water of the pool will increase from 2000 sq m to 6000 sq m and the water park area with modern water attractions will make 16 000 sq m". Following the results of reconstruction it is planned to increase number of visitors ten times up to 10 000 people a day.
Started at the end of December, 2013 National competition attracted attention from the architectural public. 43 applications were submitted for competition among them some international consortiums. Under the terms of competition at the first stage participants along with a portfolio submitted outline sketches.
According to Yuliy Borisov, the chief architect and the cofounder of UNK project, reconstruction isn't profile activity of the company but participation in this competition has the special importance: "I live here, here my workshop is and it is important for me how this place will look".
Processing of the selected options will last till April 15.