The GAD Foundation organised a lecture by the Russian - German architect Sergei Tchoban on September 21st, 2018 at ITU, Taskisla campus, sponsored by Schüco and Consept Projects. Sergei Tchoban is a well known contemporary architect working in Europe and Russia with a focus on modernism, architectural character and drawing.
Born in Saint Petersburg, Russia, in 1962 he is currently partner in the the Berlin based practice Tchoban Voss Architekten and partner in SPEECH in Moscow. In 2009 he founded the Tchoban Foundation which later became the Museum for Architectural Drawing in Berlin. In 2010 and 2012 he was curator of the Russian National Pavilion at La Biennale di Venezia architecture biennial in Venice. Also he was the architect of the Russian Pavilion for the EXPO Milan in 2015.
Besides Ian Ritchie, Suha Ozkan and Oguz Oztuzcu; many architects, developers, and guests participated in the lecture.
Tchoban’s built work encompasses many buildings in Europe and Russia such as the Dom Aquaree city quarter and the NHOW Hotel in Berlin, The Federation Complex, Moscow and The Museum for Architectural Drawing, Berlin, accommodating the architectural drawing collection of the Tchoban Foundation in Berlin.
His lecture in Istanbul focused on his most recent work and his architectural strategy to define architectural character in the heterogenous cities of our day.