The head of the architectural Committee were considered unsuitable for the capital of the German experience renovating

Yuliana Knyazhevskaya

The head of the Committee for architecture and urban development Yuliana Knyazhevskaya believes that the implementation of the renovation program in Moscow did not need to rely on the German experience. This opinion she expressed during the hearings in the Public chamber, RIA Novosti reported on Friday, may 19.

“We analyzed the experience of Germany. This program was funded residents. We knew only one thing: the quality of the houses that were built in Germany, it was much better than in the Khrushchev period,” said Knyazhevskaya, explaining that as Khrushchev has suffered because of tight deadlines and quality of construction materials.

The head of the architectural Committee, however, supported the idea that in parallel with the implementation of the program of renovation you need to work on creating a comfortable urban environment. According to her, the Moscow authorities plan to take in the competition of architects.

“We want to select 20 teams and give them five pilot territories that they helped to design comfortable, favorable quarter building,” — said Knyazhevskaya, stressing that the work will be conducted within the framework of the regulations.

Earlier Friday, the mayor of Moscow Sergey Sobyanin in an interview with RIA Novosti said that the experience of Germany and renovation of housing was unsuccessful. He stressed that he did not know of examples in global practice when a state “would instead of dilapidated housing gave new.”