Banking in the green
Russia’s financial market is clearly taking the step into adulthood by reforming the financial and legal system and establishing attractive circumstances for foreign investment. Our IFC masterplan brings together all the traditions and innovations made in urban design in order to make the first sustainable IFC in the world; the first nature oriented IFC in the world: ‘Banking in the green’.
- Optimizing the ‘Gifts’.
the great qualities existing in the project area as much as possible:
The great visibility fromthe
M9 highway. The beautiful natural setting that will make this IFC the
first true ‘GreenIFC’.
The strong heritage of the Arkhangelskoye Estate.
- Variety of Lifestyles.This
masterplan contains a variety of residential neighborhoods. The
living atmospheres will appeal to many different users, both Russian
and international. True variation is a rare quality inMoscow.
- Top Public Spaces.High
quality public spaces, with human proportions, are vital for a
successful IFC. The masterplan uses a grid as a structural base. The
special public spacesform
the exceptions on this grid. Urban green moments like trees, parksand
roof-scapes add attractiveness to the public space.
- Great Architecture.
buildings of the IFC are tailored to the business culture of the
user-friendly, environmentally conscious, open and transparent.In
the Central Quarter the principle of the ‘setback’ is applied.
developers to easily achieve excellent BREEAM/LEED scores.
- Smooth Network.
masterplan offers a sustainable mix between modes of transport. Thishelps
to reduce congestion and domination of the car.It
also lowers environmental impact. Walking and cycling will be anatural
thing to do.
- IFC in the Nature. The
complete masterplan for the IFC is based on an optimal relation withthe
surrounding landscape. It maximises green surface and minimises hardsurface.
- Be Feasible.
simple street grid, in combination with a strong structure of key
forms a clear backbone for this masterplan. This plan is made by
smart integration of designand
financial feasibility. A method that increases profits while reducing
both financial and plan failure risks.