Sergei Tchoban (born 9 October 1962) is a Russian and German architect working in various cities in Europe and the Russian Federation. He is a member of the Association of German Architects (BDA), the Union of Architects of Russia and the Union of Artists of Russia, and honorary academician of the Russian Academy of Arts. In parallel with actively working in architecture (more than 40 completed projects), Sergei Tchoban throughout his career has been engaged in architectural graphics. Architectural drawing is his true passion, moreover Tchoban creates drawings from life, as well as architectural fantasies, that he as an architect considers an indispensable research tool for the possibilities of contemporary architecture and the metaphysics of cities. Tchoban was the curator of the Russian pavilion at the Venice Biennale of Architecture two times: in 2010 he curated the project “Russia Factory”, in 2012 – the project “i-city/i-land”, which was awarded with a Special Mention – the first time that Russia won an award at the Architectural Biennale. In 2009 he founded the Tchoban Foundation - Museum for Architectural Drawing, designed to house a collection of drawings and watercolors by Western European architects, painters and artists from the 18th century up through the first half of the 19th century, as well as to popularize this art form among contemporary architects. In 2018 Sergei Tchoban was awarded by European Architecture Prize. SPEECH is one of the largest and most successful architectural offices in Russia. It was established in 2006 and is held by Sergei Tchoban, Igor Chlenov and Anton Pavlov. There are more than 30 implemented projects in different cities of Russia as well as in Milan, Dubai, Berlin. A lot of projects have been awardedRead more
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