Sergei Tchoban

ChobanDecember 12, 2016

Sergei Tchoban - a well-known architect in Russia and Europe, the head of SPEECH and Nps Tchoban Voss workshops, the founder of the charity fund for Architectural Drawing - Tchoban Foundation Museum for Architectural Drawing (Berlin) - visited architectural and educational space “” of KSUAE.

He saw many projects by students while international competitions, in some of them he was a member of an award panel. Sergei Tchoban enthusiastically commented on the projects by young specialists of Kazan; he also gladly agreed to give a lecture early next year!

Sergey Tchoban visited together with the Minister of Construction, Architecture and Housing and Communal Services of the Republic of Tatarstan Irek Fayzullin, the Assistant to the President of the Republic of Tatarstan Nataliya Fishman, the Deputy Minister of Construction, Architecture and Housing and Communal Services of the Republic of Tatarstan Vladimir Kudryashev.

Fabio Panzeri

panceriOctober 24, 2016

 An outstanding architect Fabio Panzeri discussed the experience of creating a comfortable urban environment at KSUAE.

A discussion with an architect Fabio Panzeri (Milan, Italy) took place at (KSUAE) on October 24, 2016 as a part of the federal project “Urban Environment” of the Russian political party United Russia, which is coordinated in the Republic of Tatarstan by the rector of KSUAE Rashit  Nizamov. The participants analyzed the applicability of best practices to the urban environment of Kazan using the example of the architect’s projects including the Congress Center and the building of an elementary school in Geneva (Switzerland), the reconstruction of city squares, residential buildings and adjoining territories in Italian cities. The event was attended by the moderator of the discussion the rector of KSUAE Rashit Nizamov, young architects, students and graduates of KSUAE, the representatives of Ministry of Architecture, Construction, Housing and Utilities of the Republic of Tatarstan, large construction companies, State Unitary Enterprise “TatInvestGrazhdanProekt”, “Ak Bars Development”, “Unistroy” and others, the companies which consider relevant the issue of “new” Kazan and trends in architectural design.

Norzila Hashim


MD APUDG, CEO Urbanice

Presented Master plan of the Kazan financial district, prepared by the Russian-Malaysian consortium in KSUAE.

July 21, 2016

On July 21, 2016, the developers of the feasibility study and the concept of the master plan of Kazan financial district - representatives of the Russian-Malaysian consortium (Islamic business and Finance development Fund (IBFD Fund) and APUDG (AJM Planning and Urban Design Group Sdn Bhd), and numerous experts, gathered in the conference hall of KSUAE. aide to RT President Olesya Baltusova, Deputy Minister of construction, architecture and housing of Tatarstan Vladimir Kudryashov, chief architect of Kazan Tatyana Prokofieva, representatives of state structures, management and teachers of KSUAE, directors of companies interested in the project participated in discussion.

Agreement on the master plan concept development between the consortium and the Government of the Republic of Tatarstan was signed in 2016 at the meeting of RT government executive  Ildar Khalikov with President of Fund of development of Islamic business and Finance, Linar Yakupov, managing Director and architect of the APUDG, Norliza Hashim and trade attaché of the Embassy of Malaysia in the Russian Federation, representative of the Malaysian development Corporation of foreign trade (MATRADE) MD. Zainuddin Jalil.

Britta Rudolf

brittaDr.phil., head of the department of Heritage Management at Brandenburg University of Technology (Cottbus, Germany)

Expert of ICOMOS (International Council on Monuments and Sites)

December 21, 2015

Prof. Rudolff met with the rector of KSUAE, prof. Rashit Nizamov, professor Galina Nadyrova and associate professor Lyalya Saifullina

During her first visit in 2014 and she held series of seminars in KSUAE for students of Kazan universities and specialists in the field of architecture dedicated to preservation of the cultural heritage of the Republic of Tatarstan. 

After several meetings at KSUAE, including meetings with the State Councilor of Tatarstan Mintimer Shaimiev, prof. Britta Rudolff came up with proposal to make an international dual master's degree program "Heritage Management", Brandenburg Technical University (Germany) - KSUAE

Ricardo de Ostos

ostos11 Architect, co-founder of NaJa&Deostos architectural studio based in London

Supervisor of the Brazilian pavilion at the London Festival of  Architecture in 2008 and 2010.

Graduate of Federal University of Minas Giaraisa in Belo Horizonte, Brazil

Master of Architecture, Bartlett school of Architecture, London, England.

September 2, 2014

Ricardo de Ostos held a seminar devoted to "An architectural journey from the modern world challenges to the nearest future and how public narratives, digital technologies and a new type of design - 'green design' - can help form the nature of the city."

Presentation aroused great interest among the audience, and was followed by discussion and asking questions, including questions related to the development of Kazan.