An Office Building at 2 Ostrovskogo Square

Project Owners
ZAO Renaissance
2 Ostrovskogo square, Saint Petersburg
Plot Area
0,306 ha
Built-Up Area
2 928,0 sq. m
Gross Internal Area
19 200 sq. m
Number of Storeys
7 storeys
Head of the Authors Team
Evgeny Gerasimov
Chief Project Architect
Z. Petrova
I. Bakhorina, О. Manov, Y. Serebryakova
Chief Structural Engineer
M. Reznichenko
Structural Engineers
U. Ilyina, T. Platonova, V. Antonov, E. Pestova, S. Ryzhova, E. Potapova, T. Andreeva
General Layout
E. Kuznetsova

Architectural and design studio B. Ukhov Ltd.

Chief Project Utility Engineer
N. Ukhova
O. Manov, A. Naroditsky, R. Halbe
Architectural Model
Yu. Senatorov, V. Velichkevich, М. Pavlichuk
V. Manachinskiy


The building bears traits of the Renaissance architecture. The exterior corresponds to the background buildings at Ostrovskogo square. Main elevation points, as well as horizontal and vertical façades splitting are in line with the architectural context, with Rossi’s classicism canons and spirit. 

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References in Media
The hotel on the Ostrovskogo square won the "Best Building" award
On the May, 29 were announced the results of on-line voting for the Best Building in St.Petersburg finished in 2009. Hotel on the Ostrovskogo square won the first prize.
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World Architecture Festival 2009 took place in Barcelona, November, 4-6
World Architecture Festival 2009 took place in Barcelona, November, 4-6. Evgeny Gerasimov and Partners Ltd. was invited to take part in competition.
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The hotel on Ostrovskogo Square won the Golden Diploma at the Russian Architectural Fetival "Zodchestvo 2009"
The XVII Interntional Architectural Festival "Zodchestvo 2009" took place in Moscow on October, 15-18. The hotel on Osrovskogo square designed by worksjp "Evgeny Gerasimov and partners" won the Golden Diloma in "The Buildings" category.
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Diploma of Saint Petersburg festival of the Union of architects of Russia «Arkhitekton». Pieces of architecture for 2002-2004 contest, Project section

First-grade diploma of XVII Russian festival «Zodchestvo-2009». Pieces of architecture for 2007-2009 contest, Building section

The fourth architectural and building grant «Best Building in St. Petersburg 2010». The main award «Best Building» (internet voting). The special award «Best Building» — «Made in Future» (professional choice)

World Architecture Festival 2009, Barcelona. The project was shortlisted in category Completed Buildings/Holiday