Development of a concept for an innovative public space in Anadyr, Chukotka Autonomous Region

18 February – 15 July 2019 

Анадырь, Чукотский автономный округ

A project for the creation of an innovative public space in Anadyr, the easternmost town in Russia. ANGAR, a new creative art space in Chukotka, will be a place for informal meetings and interaction of young people, and sharing knowledge of blogging, business planning, design, music, and media art.

Those who wish to participate in decision-making with respect to functionality of the new space can do so by filling in the
form located here.
 
Updates on the project’s progress is available on social networks: Instagram, VK
Official Telegram channel for the project: t.me/angar_loft
The public space concept will be based on a comprehensive study conducted by Agency CENTER analysts.
 
The comprehensive study will determine the background for the creation of a youth center, and key factors defining the specifics of its creation, including any natural and climatic peculiarities. The study will include:
  • Determining the urban planning potential of the site;
  • Marketing research;
  • Social and cultural analysis of the territory;
  • Studying the requirements of young residents of the city.
 
Based on such comprehensive study, taking into account any relevant international and Russian practices in the creation of similar public spaces, a Concept for the Creation of an Innovative Public Space will be proposed, including:
  • Definition of the ideology, mission, and manifest of the space;
  • Definition of the target audience, and its preferences and requirements;
  • Scenarios for the use of the site, its functionality, and its services; 
  • A management model for the site;
  • Principles of financial and economic development and sustainability;
  • A development strategy for the next five to ten years.
 
The provisions of the Concept for the Creation of an Innovative Public Space will be integrated into an Architectural Concept for the Redevelopment of a building in the industrial and warehousing zone where the space will be created.