Sergey Kuznetsov to Head Creative Environment and Urbanism Section at Cultural Forum for the 4th Time

08 August 2019

For the fourth time, Sergey Kuznetsov will head Creative Environment and Urbanism Section at the 8th St. Petersburg International Cultural Forum. It will be held on November 14-16, 2019, registration for the media and the professional stream is already open.

The section program is wide-ranging - experts will consider strategies for the development of regions and multi-functional public spaces, discuss how innovative infrastructure allows us to fight for human capital assets and what the new generation of city-breakers wants; such issues as the role of chief architects in the development of cities, and the transformation of educational approaches will be addressed. One will be able to find discussions, lectures, presentations, including large-scale projects, expert opinions, views from abroad - all the most relevant and interesting about architecture and urban planning.

 “The agenda that we have developed this year will allow us to discuss current tasks and identify new significant topics for discussion. In particular, we will focus on regional development strategies, public spaces, architectural education and the transformation of the profession in general; we will consider a lot of interesting questions. There will be lively discussions, speeches by prominent speakers from around the world and, of course, the best projects” - said Sergey Kuznetsov, Chief Architect of Moscow.  

Please note that registration is carried out in three categories - professional stream, media and public stream. It will be open until October 20, 2019 at

Creative Environment and Urbanism Section will bring together leading Russian and foreign architects.   

Eva Franch i Gilabert, Director of the Architectural Association School of Architecture in London; Natalia Fishman-Bekmambetova, Assistant to the President of Tatarstan;  Narine Tyutcheva, Head of Rozhdestvenka AB / Re-School; Peter Kudryavtsev, Partner of Citymakers Company; Nikita Yavein, Head of Studio 44 Bureau; architects of leading world bureaus - MLA +, DVN / Neutelings Riedijk Architects, Nikken Sekkei, MVRDV, as well as mayors and Chief Architects of Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Tyumen, Voronezh, Gelendzhik are among those invited to participate.

General Staff Building of the Hermitage Museum will again be the main venue of the Forum.

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