Architecture practice SPEECH takes its name from its founders Sergei Tchoban and Sergey Kuznetsov who joined forces to create a versatile, all-round professional outfit on Moscow’s architectural scene.
After graduating from St Petersburg University, Sergei Tchoban went to work in Germany in the 1990s, establishing nps tchoban voss in Berlin in 1995. The practice designed numerous buildings and urban complexes in both Berlin and other German cities.
Sergey Kuznetsov trained in Moscow and in 2003 became partner and CEO of the firm S.P. Project. In 2006 the company changed its name to SPEECH Tschoban and Kuznetsov. Sergey has been Architect in Chief and First Vice President of the Moscow Committee for Architecture and Urban Development since 2012.
SPEECH’s architectural achievements are visibly the fruit of the two partners’ different experience. They...