The head design and research institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences
since the founding
The History of the Foundation
The State Planning and Science-Research Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences (GIPRONII RAS) traces its history from the Akademproekt – design (planning) organization established in 1938 to form the material base of the USSR Academy of Sciences. Its founder and first Director was the outstanding Russian architect, academician Alexey V. Schusev. One of the greatest masters of Russian architecture understood that science was the dynamic area of human activity that would give rise to new trends of construction, would require the creation of unique facilities that had no analogues in the world. Since the establishment, the Institute is one of the leading design organizations of the country that corresponds to its academic status.
Certainly need to mention that under Schusev’s management were raised some huge civil and public facilities such as: building at Lubyanka Square, Komsomolskaya Subway Station, buildings at Gorkiy Street, B. Kaluzhskaya Street, Zaryadie, Rostovskaya embankment, Oktyabrskaya Square, and also theatres in Tashkent and Kishinev.
Activities of GIPRONII RAS
Projects of GIPRONII RAS developed more than 5,000 objects of the Russian Academy of Sciences, the Academies of Sciences of CIS countries, as well as other customers, including such unique buildings as the Space Research Institute, Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry, the electron synchrotron RATAN-600, big azimuthal telescope, SIC technological lasers, Moscow paleontological Museum, the building complex of the Russian Academy of Sciences, scientific towns Pushchino, Troitsk, Akademgorodok in Novosibirsk, a scientific town SO VASHNIL, research centers in Guinea, Mongolia, Vietnam, a number of plants of scientific instrumentation.
The works of the Institute received national and international recognition, awarded the state prizes, awards, exhibitions and international competitions. GIPRONII RAS works successfully in modern conditions. Over 200 of its professional specialists successfully use their high creative and professional potential in the field of designing of objects of town-planning, science, public and social purpose.
The Institute has expanded the scope of activities, has successfully implemented and continues to implement a number of projects in Moscow and other regions of the country, participating in the reconstruction of historical urban environment and creation of multifunctional business centers and modern housing estates.
GIPRONII RAS was one of the first who modernized methods and tools for design using computer technologies and modern office equipment and continues to develop material and professional base in this area.
Architectural activities in international projects
Projects of GIPRONII RAS developed more than 5,000 objects, including: territorial development plans of urban systems, science centers and science cities, Science buildings, public, civil, cultural and business purposes, social buildings, pedestrian bridges with exhibition spaces, buildings and facilities for housing and leisure.
Extensive experience with international partners allows us to carry out the functions of General Builder, developer, technical developer, general designer and general contractor of investment and architectural construction projects, and perform work at any stage.
La Grande Arche
Even the presidents Georges Pompidou and valéry Giscard d'estaing had the idea to designate the Paris historical axis is a majestic architectural masterpiece. Work began in 1983 after the contest "Face of La", at the initiative of President françois Mitterrand, whose goal was to continue the historical axis of Paris, which led from the Louvre through the obelisk in the place de La Concorde and the arc de Triomphe. The competition brought together 484 project from around the world.
The concept of building of territory of the urban complex of Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed
Designed by the creative team under the leadership of the chief architect of the Russian Academy of Sciences, the Creative and scientific Director gipronii FITZ-Yiwu Russian Academy of Sciences, people's architect of the USSR, Honored architect of Russia, Honorary architect of Russia, laureate of State prizes of USSR and Russia,academician of ARTS,of architecture,IAA and MAAV(UN), Professor Yu. p. Platonov - President of the International Department of the Academy of Architecture in Moscow.
“Evropeiskiy” Mall in Moscow
The area were built from September 2001 to 15 September 2002 in the framework of the joint Russian-Belgian project as a symbol of the unity of Europe (such projects have been implemented in other cities of Europe and Asia). The project architect was the chief architect of Russian Academy of Sciences Yury Platonov, with the order "For merits before Fatherland" IV degree.
In the square are 48 columns with flags of European countries, the sculpture "Abduction of Europa" and the restaurant "Europe"
Parc de La Villette
Park of La Villette (Villette) in Paris, the biggest Park of the French capital. Architectural building of the Park was commissioned in 1982, Bernard Tschumi. The Park is crossed by the Ourcq canal , the Park hosts cultural events.
A significant feature of the Park is an existing term from the North to the South. A walk in the Park leads through the thematic gardens, employees at the same time as playgrounds and theatrical venues, where on the scene the nature.
Here and there scattered red pavilions — the "Foley". The Park is crossed by the Ourcq canal. The Northern and southern part of the Park connects two pedestrian bridge across the canal, and crosses the entire Park promenade gallery with wavy roof.
A rich cultural program offers throughout the year many activities: exhibitions, theatre performances, concerts, circus, the evening sessions in summer cinema in the open air...
Far Eastern Federal University
On the eve of the APEC Summit 2012 (Asia-Pacific University is entering a new stage of its development, to become the largest in the far East education, research and innovation centre, to attract talented youth, academic environment, high-technology businesses from Russia and from abroad.
History of the University — the first classical University in the vast territory from lake Baikal to the Pacific ocean began October 21, 1899, when opened in Vladivostok Oriental Institute. At the end of 2012 on the eve of his 113th birth anniversary, the University was in a unique situation.
In connection with the construction of the newest in the country campus on island Russian, the University teams have a chance to build a modern scientific and educational center, a brand new type – which should be the center of attraction of youth, the growing point of science and innovation of the Russian far East and the center for international scientific and cultural cooperation across the Pacific.
Special Astrophysical Observatory
Special astrophysical Observatory (Observatory code "115") is a research Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences, located in the North Caucasus at the foot of mount Pastukhov in Zelenchuk district, Karachay-Cherkess Republic of Russia (Nizhny Arkhyz and stanitsa Zelenchukskaya). Currently, the Observatory is the largest Russian astronomical center for ground-based observations of the Universe, which has very large telescopes: optical six-meter BTA reflector and ring radio telescope RATAN-600.
The Observatory is located in the valley of the Bolshoi Zelenchuk river in the mountains of the Western Caucasus.
The main building of the Observatory (administrative and technical service of laboratory building, residential building, dormitory) — lower research site — located in Nizhnij Arkhyz Zelenchukskaya Karachay-Cherkess Republic. The upper research site is located 17 km from the village on the slopes of mount Pastukhov on the altitude of 2100 meters in addition to the Europe's largest six-meter optical telescope has two telescopes with the mirror diameter of 1 m and 0.6 m From the Lower Arkhyz to the upper platform leads the Federal highway "an Entrance to the Specialized astrophysical Observatory of the Russian Academy of Sciences". 20 km from the village on the southern outskirts of the village of Zelenchukskaya radio astronomical observation base is: the radio telescope RATAN-600, laboratory building, hotel).