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Russia

Date: May 20 · 2018

May 20 · 2018

Introduction

With over 255 participants, the 2nd edition of the Roca One Day Design Challenge was celebrated on Sunday 20th May 2018 in MoscowRussia. The competition, which took place in the Central House of Artists, posed the challenge to young designers and architects of designing a new bathroom area for a football stadium that had to include product design and area distribution. Within the FIFA World Cup in the summer of 2018, the young talents had the challenge to plan a project that overcame the traditional problems of hygiene and usability in this kind of public spaces.  

Out of all the submitted projectsYour Own Common Place by Artem Stepanov from Strelka University, Saint Petersburgwas the winner, earning the prize of 5.000 eurosThe project consisted on a modular system that allows the male zone with urinals to be into a shared toilets area. The sinks are placed forming a square, and the waste water is used for the flushing of the urinals, placed in the inner walls of this square.

The second and third prizes were awarded to Das Klo by Polina Lvova, Eugeniya Sadovskaya and Ekaterina Maximova from Moscow State Stroganov Academy of Industry and Applied Arts; and WECO - water economy & comfort by Svetlana Puseynova and Maria Stepanova from Higher School of Economics in Moscow, valued at 3.000 and 1.000 euros respectively. We Are Water Foundation also presented a fourth award of 500 euros to the project that stood out for its commitment to sustainability, the project Flow by Alsou Gizetdinova and Amir Shakirov from Gish Studio in Moscow/Kazan.

 

Awarded projects

1st prize

YOUR OWN COMMON PLACE

Artem Stepanov

2nd prize

DAS KLO

Katerina Maximova

Evgeniya Sadovskaya

Polina Lvova

Jury

Timur Burbaev

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Timur Burbaev

Born in 1979 in Moscow, Timur Burbayev is a graduate of the Moscow State Machine-Building University (MAMI).  He trained at Citroen’s design center and on graduation from University he joined the Research and Development team of Binatone.

Since 2003 he has been working at Art.Lebedev Studio and now  he is the Art Director of the Product Design direction.  Member of several educational design programs at MAMI, Higher School of Economics,  British Higher School of Art & Design.

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Alexey Dorozhkin

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Alexey Dorozhkin

Chief Editor of ELLE DECORATION, the leading international interior design magazine in Russia. An art historian who collaborated with Sotheby’s Auction House.  Member of the board at the Association of designers and interior decorators in Russia (ADDI) and Association of Product Design specialists (ASPD).

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Svyatoslav Saakyan

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Svyatoslav Saakyan

Born in 1976 in Moscow, Svyatoslav Saakyan is a graduate of the Design Department of the Moscow State Machine-Building University (MAMI). For a long time he was engaged in automotive design, including work for Cardi and ZiL.

In 2007 Svyatoslav Saakyan founded his own industrial design studio slava'saakyan, which specializes in automotive subject project and also develops furniture, home appliances and environmental design elements.

He teaches at the British Higher School of Art & Design. Before that he was a tutor at the Bauman Moscow State Technical University and MAMI (now – Polytech University).

In addition, he is a lecturer and tutor of sketching and design projection, holds workshops and master-classes on the basis of his studio. Since 2016 he holds the position of Federal tutor of industrial design in Quantorium.

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Peter Zaytsev and Arseniy Borisenko

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Peter Zaytsev and Arseniy Borisenko

They founded za bor architects  in Moscow in 2003 and their workshop portfolio includes both private houses, apartments and residential interiors as well as commercial facilities: offices, hotels and business complexes, development projects, urban concepts.

The main feature of za bor design is the dynamic complex form which is especially noticeable in the interior, because for almost all objects, architects design their own furniture and furnishings.

They successfully work on international projects; the original concepts of the workshop are noted by significant Russian and foreign awards such as ADD Awards, Interia Awards, International Property Awards, Best Office Award. Their designs are part of international advertising agencies trend-books and are presented in the catalogs of leading furniture manufacturers. Among the company’s clients are developers and well-known IT, media and energy companies, including Accor/Novotel, Castrol/BP, Yandex, Badoo, Forward Media Group, Inter RAO UES, RosEvroBank, Moscow Chamber of Commerce and others.

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Antonio Linares

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Antonio Linares

Country Manager and Managing Director of all the subsidiaries of ROCA in Russia and CIS. He is the head of all 7 factories, situated in four Russian regions. In his role as Country Manager and Managing Director, he has been in charge of several greenfield projects and acquisitions in Russia.  In the twelve years since the set up of the local ROCA structure in Russia, he has built a team that has more than quadrupled ROCA’s performance, making it a leader amongst its peers.

He is a Civil Engineer specialized in Structural Engineering, with an MBA. He is the Deputy Head of the Real Estate AEB Committee and the Board member of the Product Design Association.

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