Awarded project for the architectural competition for concept design of landscape works for the new airport Gagarin in Saratov, Russia.
The Architects concept proposal was to create a park which will become an open air museum with integrated art elements and interactive media screens.
Project design objective.
Celebration of sacral event on April 12, 1961 — landing of the capsule from the Vostok space craft with the first astronaut Yuri Gagarin — was considered by architects as the first and main aim. The capsule appeared in the sky of Saratov and this was successful completion of the first space flight - historical event which opened a new era of space age. Second one, was to create a new cultural attractive destination in the region, and to develop a unique landscape area facing the airport with comfortable resting areas integrated into it to spend flight waiting time outdoor.