Address: 13, bld 4 Myasnitskaya str., Moscow 101000,
Phone: +7 (495) 772-95-90 ext. 12-604, 12-605,
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Academic Supervisor: 'Urban Planning' Programme
Academic Supervisor: 'Urban Development and Spatial Planning' Programme
Academic Supervisor: 'Transportation Planning' Programme
Academic Supervisor: 'Prototyping Future Cities' Programme
Vysokovsky Graduate School of Urbanism (GSU) is a learning and research division of the Faculty of Urban and Regional Development of the National Research University Higher School of Economics. Founded in 2011, the School takes a multidisciplinary approach towards studying and planning modern cities, using the excellent foundation that one of Russia’s top universities has formed in the humanities and socioeconomics. The School’s mission is to create a centre in Russia for learning and research in urban studies and urban planning. It is envisioned that this centre will respond to the needs of the 21st century city and the corresponding era of megacities that are home to tens of millions of people with diverse interests and aspirations. These are cities where sources of information grow and the space for civil, creative, and economic opportunities expands. From 2016 the School is officially named in honor of its first dean and one of the founders — Alexander Vysokovsky (1948-2014).
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The largest annual conference ‘Open City’ dedicated to architectural education, career and urban development will be held at the Museum of Moscow on 27-28 September. Within the event there will be an exhibition on modern and outdated architectural trends where Shukhov Lab of the HSE Faculty of Urban and Regional Development will present ‘Advanced Moscow Housing Prototype’ for 1000 people.This model is based on the principles of the distributed city development and considered as a single organism with its own metabolism, which is connected to the neighboring self-sufficient areas through the distributed network. To learn more about the prototype, go here.
In addition to the main program of the conference a series of events on architectural education and the development of Russian cities will be organized in Moscow. On September, 24 Nadia Khort, head of Shukhov Lab and coordinator of the international master program ‘Prototyping Future Cities’, will talk about about new formats of research and educational projects in Shukhov Lab and their role in the professional development of young architects. Stay tuned!