Sergey Kuznetsov


Sergey Kuznetsov

The Chief Architect of Moscow since 2012. Не was born in 1977 in Moscow. In 2001 he graduated from the Moscow Architectural Institute. In 2006 he co-founded the architectural bureau SPEECH Tchoban& Kuznetsov. Quite soon it became successful and at the moment there are more than 250 employees and many projects in Russia and abroad. Buildings, designed with the participation of Sergey Kuznetsov, received international awards (for instance Museum for Architectural Drawing in Berlin: Ar+d Awards for Emerging Architecture 2013 (United Kingdom), Best of Best the Iconic Awards 2013 by the German Design Council etc.)

In 2012 Sergey was assigned to the post of the Chief Architect of Moscow and he left his partnership at SPEECH. Today Sergey is eager to actively increase the quality of architecture in Moscow. He applies a competitive practice involving foreign experts, changes the quality of social objects and public spaces, indulges in educational and publishing projects, etc.
Sergey takes part in different architectural exhibitions, including international ones. His drawings were exhibited in State Tretyakov Gallery («Only Italy! Architectural graphic art of the XVIII-XXIst centuries», 2014), L’Istituto Centrale per la Grafica («Solo Italia», Rome 2016), Multimedia Art Museum (Moscow, 2016).

In 2016 Sergey became the Curator of the Russian pavilion at the XV International Architecture Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia.

In 2015 he was a Curator from Government of Moscow of the Russian pavilion at the Expo Milano 2015.

In 2015 he also designed the decoration of the opening ceremony of the historical stage of Helikon Opera theatre in Moscow.

In 2014 he was the Curator of the exhibition «MOSKVA: urban space» at the XIV International Architecture Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia.

In 2010 and 2012 he was the Co-curator of Russian pavilion at the Architectural Biennale in Venice. In 2012 it was for the first time awarded with «Honourable Mention» prize by the jury.

Since 2012 Sergey regularly takes part in exhibitions during Design Week in Milan.

Sergey is also a jury member of architectural competitions and awards (MIPIM Awards 2015 etc.).