Yevgenia Petrashen

Senior lecturer, chief architect of the architectural Bureau "Heirs of Benois" member of the Union of architects of St. Petersburg.
The initiator, chief ideologist and curator of the project for the revival of the ensemble of historical cottages and the park of the former Bobylskaya village or the Enlightenment village in Peterhof, known as the Benois Cottage under the St. Petersburg State University.

Yevgenia Petrashen was born in St. Petersburg in 1974. She began to receive art education from the age of 11, graduated from the architecture class of the B. V. Ioganson St. Petersburg State Academy Art Lyceum in 1992 and from the Faculty of Architecture of the I. E. Repin St. Petersburg State Academic Institute in 2003. In 1996–97, she attended training and internship in Germany at the Bauhaus-Universität Weimar, as well as at the Architectural Bureau of TMK Architekten (Erfurt).

She combines practical, pedagogical and research activities in the field of architecture and environmental design. She is a member of the St. Petersburg Union of Architects and the St. Petersburg Association of Landscape Architects (SPbOLA). Deputy Chairman of the Council for Landscape Architecture of SPb SA and SPbOLA. Since 2010 — Senior Lecturer, Academic Supervisor of the Environmental Design Program at the St. Petersburg State University, co-founder and chief architect of Architectural Bureau "Nasledniki Benois" (Benois Heirs).

Artistic creed: preserving and enhancing the traditions of creating an ideal environment for human life combining beauty, comfort, and benefit, inspired by the work of ancestors — architects and artists from the Benois family, and the Frolovs on the maternal side, as well as engineers and architects Petrashen and Parland on the paternal side. The implemented projects are mainly landscape work, among them — participation in projects for the restoration of Oranienbaum Park and the overhaul of Polezhaevsky Park, private landscape objects of various sizes and complexity, as well as cottages and interiors, including the Japanese and Thai offices of St. Petersburg State University, as part of the team of authors.

She received a commemorative medal "Architect A. A. Parland" of the State Museum "St. Isaac's Cathedral" for the project of the tombstone of A. A. Parland (completed jointly with K. A. Alferovsky), installed at the Lutheran Smolensky Cemetery. Author of several scientific articles; participant of international conferences such as Design Principles & Practices 2019, ANFA 2018, ISUH International Conference on Urban Health 2017, annual conferences of landscape architects ICON-LA and the 54th World Congress of Landscape Architects IFLA 2015, which was held in St. Petersburg for the first time, and many others. Co-organizer and co-author of the concepts of a number of conferences, seminars, and masterclasses — in particular, the author of the program of events dedicated to the 225th anniversary of the Benois family in Russia. 

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