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Sergei Kuznetsov

Chief Architect of the City of Moscow, Chairman of the Board of Architecture in Moscow. From 2006 to 2012 Sergei Kuznetsov was a partner of SPEECH Tchoban & Kuznetsov bureau and designed over 30 projects in Moscow, Saint-Petersburg, Kazan, Sochi, Rostov-na-Donu and Nizhniy Novgorod. In 2009 he was listed among the most prominent and successful young Russian architects by Project Russia, Russia’s leading architectural magazine. In 2010 he conceptualised the Factory Russia exposition at the Russian pavilion at the XII Architecture Biennale in Venice. In 2012 at the XIII Venice Architecture Biennale he was a co-curator and co-author of i-city/i-land exposition at the Russian pavilion which received a special prize of the jury. In 2012 he left SPEECH to become the Chief Architect and First Deputy Chairman of the Moscow Committee for Architecture and Urban Development.