Gross Building Area
Metropolis Office & Retail Complex
The site is located in Northern Administrative district of Moscow, along the important city highway - the Leningrad highway. The multi-purpose complex consists of two basic independent parts: a shopping & entertainment center and office center which are joined by a plaza. The other component of the complex consists of a 5 story car parking area and technical constructions.
The interior space of the center is organized around of spacious galleries and atrium. The shopping center is composed of a hypermarket, large anchor shops, “boutiques”, bowling, the family entertaining center, 12-halls cinema, fast food units and restaurants.
The main design criteria of the project are aimed to integrate the urban space elements into the interior. For this aim, the main circulation paths are designed with urban street facades as an interpretation of the urban streets and squares. A circular atrium is welcoming people from the main entrance; a dynamic atmosphere is aimed to be created with curvilinear streets and the bridges connecting the atrium and galleries. The streets are covered by transparent skylights.