I.Metshin: “The architecture of the city has become more interesting and clearer”
Today the working group on the construction and reconstruction of
architectural sites on the territory of the historical settlement of the city
held a meeting at the Executive Committee of Kazan. The Mayor of the capital of
Tatarstan Ilsur Metshin headed the meeting. The commission considered 12
projects, 11 of which will be submitted to Tatarstan President Rustam
Minnikhanov for approval.
Ilsur Metshin noted that such working meetings are of great importance for
the development of the city architecture. “The decision of Tatarstan President
was absolutely correct to establish joint discussions of these issues - first
in the architectural department, and then at the Mayor’s Office. The
architecture of the city has become more interesting and clearer. Thanks to
joint activities, we collaborate not only with local developers, but also with
entrepreneurs from other republics and countries”, - the Mayor said.
The first site discussed by the participants of the meeting was a
residential complex on Admiralteiskaya Street. According to Ilsiyar
Tukhvatullina, the chief architect of Kazan, the team involved in this complex
has done a lot of work, studied the history of the area and completed its
Sergey Sanachin, Honored Architect of Tatarstan, noted that the
architecture of the site is good, but there are comments on the territory. The project
was approved, giving the recommendations for improving the terrain.
The working group also approved the shopping and hotel complex on
Peterburgskaya Street. During the discussion, Ilsur Metshin proposed to refine
Projects of a multifunctional complex on Peterburgskaya Street, a 4-storey
residential building on Moskovskaya Street, apartment buildings on Moskovskaya,
Narimanova and Kurashova streets were approved. In addition, the meeting participants approved
the exterior design of the Kazanka substation and the concept of the
development of the site bounded by Yakhin, Chernyshevsky, Gayaz Iskhaki and
Moskovskaya streets. The project of a multi-level garage of the Tatarstan Cabinet
of Ministers on Podluzhnaya Street has also been approved.
The concept of a residential complex on Dostoevsky Street was extensively
discussed, in particular, the view of the building from Chekhov Street. After
the discussion, the experts came to a common decision and approved the project.
The project of the hotel complex on Kalinina Street raised many questions
by the participants of the meeting. The Mayor of Kazan instructed to change the
design and refine this project.