Vladimir Grigoriev

Chairman, Committee for Urban Construction and Architecture; Chief Architect of St. Petersburg.
One of his most famous completed projects is the Galereya Complex downtown St. Petersburg, which was purchased by the US-based Morgan Stanley Foundation for USD 1 billion, this being the largest investment transaction in the history of Russian real estate.

Vladimir was born in 1960 in Leningrad. Distinguished Architect of Russia, Member of the Union of Architects of the Russian Federation, Corresponding Member of the International Academy of Architecture, head of the Urban Construction Committee under the Government of St. Petersburg. Has been working in the field of architecture for more than 35 years, ever since graduating in 1983 from the Leningrad Institute of Construction Engineering.

Has designed more than 25 projects, with the total area of more than 1.8 million square meters, of which 18, with the total area of more than 1 million square meters, were implemented. Has authored such well-known large-scale projects in St. Petersburg as the Ice Palace, the W Hotel, the building of the St. Petersburg Office of the Central Bank, the hotel complex for the Palace of Congresses in Strelna, the building of the St. Petersburg Court of Arbitration, the State Guest Residence K-4 and others.

13:00 — 15:00
Panel Discussion