Arwest Architects is an international architecture, urban design, and research firm with headquarters located in Moscow, Russia. Our practice is based on the exploration of existing social, structural, and geographical forms to challenge new typologies and create progressive solutions with unique contexts.
Founded in 2010, the practice has placed its focus on diverse areas, specializing in residential and commercial building design, urban redevelopment projects, environmental design, and professional competitions. Arwest Architects is a multidisciplinary practice specializing in experimental projects such as lighting design as it relates to the principles of city beautification and safety in urban planning and architecture; as well as research and educational activities that advance the interdisciplinary knowledge with which this firm operates. Сontemporary lighting solutions for building facades need to create added value for local authorities or have architectural or economic merit by making a location more beautiful and safe, showing the building in the right light or getting a positive corporate image across.
Due to our international practice, each one of our projects is unique in the context of urban and rural territories, geographical and climate regions, as well as social and cultural influences. To ensure that our projects create positive change, our firm conducts extensive research associated with each project we undertake. Currently, this firm has employees and operating partners in Russia, Armenia, Italy, and Canada.