Simon Rastorguev [cihru]
What is your specialization in architecture?
wide specialization - from building renovations to the conceptual design
Is there a web page or blog where one could see something of your work?
http://cih.ru/pe.html - my best projects
http://twitter.com/cihru - my twitter
What is it for you a good architectural design?
when good function suddenly appears in good form )
What era of architecture most fascinates you?
constructivism of 1920th and modern era
What hardware and software do you use that you deem as indispensable?
Mac & PC
AutoCad, SketchUp, Photoshop, Cinema 4d
In which city do you live or work and why?
highest level of income in Russia
Do you work with other architects? How is the team set up?
I work with NMAXU architects. It started from the time of my studies at university.
and Project Meganom architects:
What do you think of competitions? What types of competitions do you normally compete in?
Competitions is a way to find something new in architecture. It is very important. I usually participate in the conceptual competitions.
Which architects, past or present, do you admire?
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Le Corbusier, Peter Eisenman
In your professional philosophy, what comes first, function or form?
function changes with time
What will the single-family home of 2050 be like?
I have a project on this topic: http://cih.ru/gh/k3.html
Who is your favourite artist?
Which websites about architecture do you frequently visit?
Moscow - Russia