Monday, August 03, 2009

Moscow’s Electricity Control Room

Moscow United Electricity Control Centre By Arch-Group And ABTBRussian architects Arch-group and ABTB have completed the interior of Moscow's electricity control room. Designed for Moscow United electricity network company, the control room houses a podium with six workstations that face a wall of screens displaying information about the city's electricity network.Here's some more information from Arch-group:-

This is project of the reconstruction of the network control centre of electricity- distribution company MOESK. The main space is the control room. There in a space of 320 m2 the we placed a two-level podium made of corian with workstations for six controllers and a wall of video screens. The wall consists of 36 Barco video cubes showing info on the condition of the electricity network.
Other space is decorated laconically. Such decision and dark floor have underlined the dynamical form of a snow-white podium. The wall finish is perforated BILDEX. The luminescent lamps hidden behind the translucent ceiling - light up the space. Powerful projectors are turned to the workstations.

Krymov M. D., Gorjainov A.V., Bashkaev T.ILocation: Moscow, RussiaThe customer: “Moscow United electricity network company”
Total area: 1500 M2Designing: 2008Building: 2008-2009

by Rose Etherington
source: Dezeen Design Magazine


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