Project history

December, 2011 – January, 2012
Negotiations with the authors

The project has been started. The structure and the number of the participants of its first part have been approved of. The five architects, presenting the architect bureaus and workshops, well-known in the international market, have been chosen. The Russian specialists have been very interested in the idea to work within the project "12 architects". "Workplace" Project".

February – March, 2012
Coordination of drafts

The first results of the creative work have been presented. The ideas are becoming visible. An active work on coordination of the future workplaces of directors, drawn in the form of the authors’ drafts, is carried out.

April, 2012
Development of the technologies and materials

The ideas are materialized. The participants have started choosing the technology of embodiment of the elements of the future interior, choose the materials. A customized approach to the author viewing and the new unique facets to the workplaces are created.

For the first time the architects tell the mass media about their plans of implementation of the author solutions and take part in the press conference with presentation of the Project. The public gets acquainted with the project in the central office of the NAYADA Group of companies.

May, 2012
Manufacturing of prototypes

From an idea to its implementation. An idea, draft, sketch, technologies and materials… and, finally, — creation of a workplace prototype — the first material realization of the project objective. All components of the previous work have been joined together becoming five unique architectural objects.

May 23 – 27, 2012
ARKh Moscow Exhibition — demonstration of prototypes

Presentation of the prototypes of desks of the first five workplaces to the professional community has taken place at the 17th International Exhibition of Architecture and Design Arkh Moscow in the Central House of Artist in Krymskiy Val. The authors of all five projects have delivered lectures and gave master classes within the work of the exhibition:

June – July – August, 2012
Manufacturing of the production pieces

The processing stage of the creative process technical component has been commenced. The first production pieces of the furniture elements are manufactured at the factory of the project furniture Lepota, part of NAYADA Group of companies.

October, 2012
Project presentation on the Orgatec (Germany) exhibition

The Russian Project "12 architects. "Workplace" Project" has been presented at the European market for the first time. The finished workplaces are presented at the exhibition stand of NAYADA in such a way, in which they will be manufactured.

April, 2013
Presentation of the sets of workplaces in the iSaloni (Milan) exhibition

In 2013 the project will expand the geographical boundaries of cooperation. The leading architects from Holland, Italy and Japan will join the said project. They have their own view of the main project objectives, and the already implemented ideas will be presented at the respectable international exhibition in Milan.

February, 2014
New project participant

Sixth member joined the project – the Italian designer and architect Luca Scacchetti. His PIGRECO collection consists of ten pieces of furniture and includes several solutions for the executive’s office.

May, 2014
Presentation of a new furniture collection

As part of the Office Next Moscow in Moscow, the second part of the “12 Architects Create Furniture” project was presented, as well as the new furniture collection by the Italian master Luca Scacchetti. At the NAYADA booth, an agreement was also signed with the 7th member of the project – the Italian architect Marco Piva.

February 2015
The project is joined by 8th participant

The project is joined by Italian architect Francesco Morena. His Gemstone collection aims to explore the complex relationship between nature and design. The chosen forms are modified in space, and transform from a base that is similar to a rock of variegated surface, to a sanded table that is generated from clean and precise cuts, almost creating a metaphor of the natural origins of the objects that surround us.