Date: May 20 · 2018
May 20 · 2018
Due to the success of the first edition of the Roca One Day Design Challenge in Russia, the second edition of the competition will take place in Moscow on the 20th May.
Once again, the Challenge will take place within the framework of Arch Moscow, an international exhibition of architecture and design and annual meeting point for the professionals of the sector in Russia and Eastern Europe.
The One Day Design Challenge is an initiative promoted by Roca that invites students and professionals under the age of 30 to design a bathroom product in record time. The participants only have a few hours to present a design that complies with the requirements of the briefing handed out early that day.
The aim of this competition is to provide young designers and architects with a platform to display their talent and to start building professional relationships with other colleagues.
Do you accept the challenge?
08:30 Registration (the last registration before 09:30)
09:30 Reading of the Briefing
16:00 Project submission
18:00 Submission deadline
18:30 Jury deliberation
All participants of the competition are invited to relocate and walk to the Kinetics Center of Prototyping of High Complexity/ NITU MISiS (Leninsky pr., 4)
18:30 Kinetics Center tours held by the Head of the Center - Vladimir Pirozhkov and his team
20:30 Award ceremony (Leninsky pr., 4)
22:00 End of the event
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).
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.
Peter Zaytsev and Arseniy Borisenko
They founded za bor architects in Moscow in 2003 and their workshop portfolio includes both private houses, apartments and apartment 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.
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.