Yamskoe Pole 28 – Moscow RU

Yamskoe Pole 28 - Moscow RU

Location: Moscow, RU
Client: PSN Group

Programme: 21.000 m2 residential building with 185 apartments and 370 m2 commercial space. Lower part 9 floors, tower 22 floors

Our commission on the Yamskoye Pole started with the question to redesign the façade of an approved residential scheme in a very visible location in Moscow: to façade to look more residential, to look less generic and more Moscow, and to suit the target group. Our work led to a more complete review of the sch ...

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Industrial Belt Regeneration Masterplan – St. Petersburg RU

Industrial Belt Regeneration Masterplan - St. Petersburg RU

Location: St. Petersburg, Russia
Client: City of St. Petersburg

Programme: Regeneration framework masterplan for 40 km² of industrial land, Zoom in masterplan t0 100 ha site.

St. Petersburg is world known for its historic core. After World War II the city was extended in southern direction beyond an industrial belt. Today – with the decline of industrial production, the ‘industrial grey belt’ has become a divider in the city. At the same time, the area ha ...

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Chobham Manor – London UK

Chobham Manor - London UK

Location: London, United Kingdom
Client: London Development Agency, Olympic Park Legacy Company

Programme: 60 ha family neighbourhood, 850 dwellings, 112.500m² housing, 2.250m² commercial, health and leisure functions

‘Chobham Manor’ is the first neighbourhood to emerge as a result of the Olympic Legacy Masterplan. The areas between the Velodrome and the former Athletes’ Village will house 850 new dwellings. The plan is formed by a number of urban blocks, each aligned wi ...

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Saxon Court King’s Cross – London UK

Saxon Court King's Cross - London UK

Location: London, United Kingdom
Client: King’s Cross Central Limited Partnership (KCCLP)

Programme: 46.500 m², Mixed-use housing project, 38.200m2 residential, 8.300m2 commercial

The King’s Cross Development is the new “front door” of central London.when arriving by train to King;s Cross or St Pancras Stations. The masterplan includes up to 2,000 homes and serviced apartments. Approximately 44% of the total number of homes will be affordable.

Saxon Court sits to th ...

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Accordia Brooklands Neighbourhood – Cambridge UK

Accordia Brooklands Neighbourhood - Cambridge UK

Location: Cambridge, United Kingdom
Client: Countryside Properties

Programme: 34 single family houses

The Accordia site served during the cold war as a secret nuclear bunker for the government. Brooklands Avenue is an existing tree-lined street that forms the central axis of a new housing area, which was masterplanned by Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios. The building design newly interprets the traditional townhouse typology were front and back house are joined. It aims to ...

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Olympic Legacy Masterplan Framework – London UK

Olympic Legacy Masterplan Framework - London UK

Location: London, United Kingdom
Client: London Development AgencyLondon Legacy Development Corporation

Program: 320 ha Masterplan framework for the redevelopment of the Olympic Park, individual masterplans and urban design guidelines for the different emerging neighbourhoods

The Delivery of the Olympic Park for the 2012 games marks the first step in the regeneration of the Lea Valley. After the games the Olympic Legacy Masterplan will complete the transformation from an ...

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Bao’An G107 Corridor Regeneration Masterplan – Shenzhen CN

Bao'An G107 Corridor Regeneration Masterplan - Shenzhen CN

Location: Shenzhen, China
Client: People’s Government of Bao’An District

Program: 53 km2 regeneration masterplan

Urban regeneration, instead of planning for city extension, is an increasingly important topic in Chinese urban development. Little experience with regeneration exists within the profession and the administration. Shenzhen again is acting as a laboratory for how handle the new challenges of working within existing cities in China.

The regeneration area is ...

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Rio Harbour Tactical Activation Plans – Rio de Janeiro BR

Rio Harbour Tactical Activation Plans - Rio de Janeiro BR

Location: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Client: Construction Group

Program: Regeneration strategy and tactial activation plans and campaigns for a derelict harbour area

The activation plan aims to kick start the development of Rio harbour’s western side.
It focuses on: bringing new uses, and thereby improving connectivity and the environment.

The area concentrates most vacant land and has the highest building potentials (40 to 50 floor towers). Because the area is de ...

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Central Business District & Station Area – Gui’An CN

Central Business District & Station Area - Gui'An CN

Location: Gui’An, China
Client: People’s Government of Gui’An new district

Program: Masterplan for a new CBD and highspeed railway station area. Urban design area 4,6km². Detailed design area 1,3km²

Gui’An New District is the eleventh new district on national level in China. Located around a new High-Speed Railway station and in hilly farmland, it has the possibility to be a new starting point for urban planning in China. After a generation of rapid urban constructio ...

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Tianxi Twin Towers – Chengdu CN

Tianxi Twin Towers - Chengdu CN

Location: Chengdu, China
Client: Chengdu Menli Co.,Ltd.

Program: two 222 m high residential towers, 110.000 m2 total floor space, residential with community plinth and restaurant and fitness club

In 2012 MLA+ was commissioned to redesign the Tianxi Twin Towers. Upon completion the twin towers in Chengdu, the capital of Sichuan province in South-Eastern China, will be the tallest residential twin towers of the world.

As part of the redesign the communal spaces on th ...

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City.Neighbourhood.Home Exhibition – Moscow RU

City.Neighbourhood.Home Exhibition - Moscow RU

Location: Schusev State Muesuem of Architecture, Moscow

Program: Exhibition of the work of MLA+

The exhibition “City. Neighbourhood. Home” introduces the work of MLA+ to Russia. The exhibition featured a large scale video installation that examines three scales of our work:

City – How to stop outward growth and enable the transformation of the existing city?
Neighbourhood – How to build comfortable unique neighbourhoods instead of standardized and generic districts ...

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M2R. Market Research Russia

M2R. Market Research Russia

Location: Russia
Client: Dutch Creative Industries Fund

Program: Market research into the potential of Russian cities for Dutch design related expertise in architecture and urbanism

Why a market research? And why Russia? A country that has been embargoed by a large part of the western world. The answer is not simple and it is a mix of more general considerations and professional ones.

First Russia is a big country and therefore a big market. It has by far the larges ...

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I AM MOSCOW Residential Complex – Moscow RU

I AM MOSCOW Residential Complex - Moscow RU

Location: Moscow, Russia
Client: PSN Group

Program: 43.000 sqm residential complex in two seven story buildings

The Shluzavoy Kanal ensemble, now labelled I AM MOSCOW, is located within a courtyard in central Moscow. It replaces low value sheds. The massing and internal layouts were already approved when MLA+ was asked to raise the projects value and marketability through a re-design of the facades.

The MLA+ facade strategy is pragmatic and spends the money where it ...

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Domashniy District Maryino – Moscow RU

Domashniy District Maryino - Moscow RU

Location: Moscow, Russia
Client: PSN Group

Program: Masterplan with 370.000 m² program: residential, retail, community functions, primary school, two kindergardens, supporting uses

Domashniy district is located in the south east of Moscow at the the banks of the Moskva. Earmarked as a regeneration site, it is currently being transformed form an industrial storage area into a new middle class neighbourhood. Consequently the masterplan developed by MLA+ and based on a frame ...

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