The first International Forum “Aluminium in architecture and construction” will be held in Moscow as a part of RosBuild 2019 at the Russian Construction Week on April 2–5, 2019
by Roberto Guccione
The construction industry is one of the mainstream consumers of aluminium products, therefore today it is more important than ever to consolidate efforts aluminium and construction specialists activities to expand the scope aluminium in architectural and construction practice in Russia. AlumForum 2019 and Exhibition is designed to demonstrate materials, finished products and technologies, which have already found their application in architectural and construction practice, as well as new developments and proposals. The initiator and founder of the Forum is Association of Aluminum Producers, Suppliers and Consumers (Aluminum Association), which unites more than 100 enterprises of the Russian industry, which account for more than 67% of the total production of high-value aluminium products. The Aluminum Association is implementing an Action Plan (“roadmap”) for the development of the aluminium industry for 2018–2023, approved by the Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation D.N. Kozak dated June 27, 2018, which fully reflects the objectives of the Decree of the President of the Russian Federation dated May 7, 2018 “On the national goals and strategic objectives of the development of the Russian Federation for the period up to 2024”. The business program of the Forum includes a variety of discussions, “round tables”, master classes. Problems arising from the design and implementation of projects using aluminium structures can be discussed in the course of a professional dialogue. Organizations, enterprises and companies producing various types of aluminium structures, equipment, components engaged in the provision of services, supply, trade and use of aluminium products in architecture and construction are invited to participate in the exhibition.
Architectural competition “Aluminium in architecture”
“Aluminium in architecture” is the only competition in Russia for architectural projects using aluminium. Russian and foreign architects, designers, restorers, designers, architectural bureaus, studios, design and construction organizations, architecture and urban planning departments of regions and cities of Russia, investment and development companies, specialized universities and faculties will become participants of the competition. The winner will be awarded the National Prize for the best realized object using aluminium in architecture and construction.