The famous hotel “Mercure” in Saransk is built-up for the FIFA World Cup, 2018. The hotel is located on the intersection of Communisticheskaya street and Bolshevitskoj street. The hotel infrastructure (115 rooms) includes the restaurant with 85 seats, the bar, the high-tech conference center and the small wellness center with the sauna, the hammam, the massage parlor and the gym on the ground floor, where is built a spacious lobby for the campers. There is also a secure parking for 35 cars.
Building with the smooth transition should play the main role of an architectural landmark in the center of the city.
The architectural composition of the building is flexible and plasticity than other buildings. The style represents «seamless architecture» and makes an unusual impression in contrast to the context. The force lines of the three-dimensional blocks, which are divided to the building, symbolize the dynamics of the development and present the future sporting achievements.
Particular attention is given to details: facing with a composite material which amplifies and emphasizes the plastic stresses; design of fences; integration of architectural lighting; accentuation of the entrance group to the building; using parameterized motif of the symbol of the republic which are design a stained-glass windows on the first floor and in the pylon of the entrance group.
The building is made by pure colors with the harmony of the surrounding buildings; in general, it creates an impressive visual effect.
3 d place
Sergey Oreshkin, Renata Andreeva, Evgenia Oreshkina, Ekaterina kretova
«A.Len» Design & Projecting Company
IMPLEMENTED BUILT, PROFESSIONAL COMPETITION, PUBLIC ARCHITECTURE, Season 2018, Победители