The first book devoted to the architectural drawings by Sergei Tchoban, one of the most interesting and influential figures in the new generation of architects in contemporary Russia.
Sergei Tchoban was born in 1962 in St Petersburg, Russia. Between 1980 and 1986 he studied at the Ilya Repin Institute, Russian Academy of Arts, St Petersburg.
From 1986 to 1990 he was involved in practical work as a graduate architect in Russia.
In 1992, he began working with Nietz - Prasch - Sigl, Hamburg, and in 1995 as a partner of Nietz - Prasch - Sigl und Partner Architekten BDA, Hamburg, Berlin, Dresden, heading the Berlin branch. In 2003, they relaunched as NPS Tchoban voss Architekten BDA, while in 2006 he founded the architectural studio SPEECH in Moscow. In 2009, he established the Tchoban Foundation – Museum for Architectural Drawing in Berlin and in 2010 he opened the studio ST Design.
Introduced by a text by Santiago Calatrava and one by Massimiliano Fuksas, this monograph presents the architecture drawings of Sergei Tchoban, including architectural fantasies as well as images of existing architecture from his travels all around Europe.