In 2017 the bureau won a competition to develop the architectural appearance of Stromynka metro station. It will have exits to the main entrance of Sokolniki Park, to Stromynka street, there will be a transfer to Sokolniki station of the Sokolniki line.
The task of the bureau was to create a semantic unity between the landmark elements of the territory, such as Sokolniki Park, a unique historical building referring to the industrial past of the district and the idea of the metro as a portal between different urban areas.
As a concept, the image of the “technogenic” forest was chosen as a connecting link between the Losiny Ostrov natural formation with its transformed part — Sokolniki Park, and the urbanized city center, the quintessence of which is an ultra-technological transport facility, in this case, the Moscow Metro station.
As part of the conceptual design it was proposed to implement the following:
Technological solutions combined the principles of the psychological and physical well-being of people: uniform lighting, noise absorption, convenient and intuitive navigation, emotional connection with the place, safety and anti-vandal properties of station structures and elements.
The design concept of the new Stromynka metro station of our MAParchitects team was appreciated by a professional jury team at its true value.
“ To see this particular project implemented, it would be really interesting, as it seems to me, not only to the residents of the Sokolniki district, but to all Muscovites,” — described the project Sergey Kuznetsov, Chief Architect of Moscow.