2020 Schusev State Museum for Architecture

The Schusev State Museum of Architecture in cooperation with the European Cultural Centre - Russia and the European Cultural Centre - Italy presents the exhibition “Public Architecture - Future for Europe”. The exhibition will run from the 7th of February until the 10th of May 2020.

The exhibition “Public Architecture - Future for Europe” aims to present realized, not yet realized and even dream projects for the future of public architecture in Europe and shows ideas from architects who are sincerely concerned with urban development, city planning, innovations and environmental questions; Architecture for the People.
The exhibition will present projects about social housing, green buildings, passive houses, mobility, educational and civic spaces, train stations, airports, all public buildings and spaces.

An international group of approximately 40 architects, firms, photographers, universities and architecture institutions active in Europe, will share their ideas on the development of alternative approaches and new architecture along with the respect for cultural heritage in Europe, which will result in urban revitalization in general.
The role of creative and critical thinking, fostered by arts, architecture and cultural activities, plays a key role in building active communities in diverse urban development contexts.

The exhibition aims to showcase a cross-section of public architecture nowadays which belongs to the generations living Europe and shaping our own future, enriching the reflection and dialogue upon public architecture across the continents and learning from the diversity of approaches.

At the Schusev State Museum of Architecture the exhibition projects will be displayed in 9 rooms, a few rooms will be dedicated to one single firm or project and in addition, several rooms will be used to present a combination of projects, many of which will be created on purpose for the exhibition.
Among the participants, architects and thinkers whose selected works will be presented in the exhibition are the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Ural State University of Architecture and Art and the Museum of Architecture and Design Ekaterinburg, Mies van Der Rohe Foundation, 3RW arkitekter, Studio, Schulz und Schulz and Iwan Baan, Kengo Kuma, Peter Kulka Architects, Christoph Hesse Architects, UNStudio, Carlos Seoane CSA, Duplex Architekten, Sei Studio, Cristina Parreno Architecture, Baar Baarenfelds and Hristo Guentchev and other studios and institutions.

The exhibition runs from 07 February until 10 May 2020, with the Opening on the 6th of February, from 19:00 to 22:00. On the 7th of February the program includes a business breakfast and a symposium. The business breakfast is an opportunity to connect to local industry leaders and understand the particularities of the Russian market, while the symposium open to the public will develop the debate among the participants about architecture for the public space. Special guest:Andrey Bokov, PhD, former President of the Russian Architects’ Union, member of the Moscow department of the International Academy of Architecture, corresponding member of the Russian Academy of Architecture and Construction Sciences (RAACS), member of the European Culture Society, and several other guests. Architects, developers, city administration representatives, professional media will be present.

For a full list of participating architects, the exhibition programming and for any question please visit:

Schusev State Museum of Architecture
Opening on the 6th of February, from 19:00 to 22:00
Exhibition open 07 February until 10 May 2020
From Tuesday to Sunday Tue, Thu: from 13:00 to 21:00, Wed, Fri, Sat, Sun: from 11:00 to 20:00