Ilsur Metshin: “The Park at the Salavat Kupere will bring together all the best that we have implemented in Kazan”
This year, the development of a park will begin at the
Salavat Kupere residential area, which is being anxiously awaited by local
residents. Residents of the district will obtain a new place for walks, bright
holidays and active recreation. Ilsur Metshin, the Mayor of Kazan, got
acquainted with the concept of the future park today. “The project reminds the
Lebyazhye Park, Ak Checheklar Boulevard and the Black Lake. This park will bring
together all the best that we have implemented in Kazan under the program of
development of public spaces,”- the head of the city said.
The architectural bureau ZARF, which also developed
the project of the Festivalny Boulevard on Dekabristov Street, is developing
the concept of the park. The park will consist of three main zones, said architect
Grigory Davletshin. “The first zone can be called the contemplation zone. This
is an area near the lake, designed for relaxation and walking”, - the architect
The second zone is the front one: this location will
become a place for activities and fests.
The third zone is an area for active recreation. A
multifunctional playground will be built here, and sheds and benches will be
installed nearby, where parents will be able to watch the children playing. For
older children, a multifunctional sports ground will be equipped. There will
also be an extreme-zone with a pump track.
The Mayor appreciated the presented concept: “The
architects did a good job. When you created the Festivalny Boulevard, on site
it looked even much better, than on the layout. I am sure that it will be the
The work will begin immediately after the results of
the tender procedures determine the contractor. It is planned to start with an
active recreation area, which is being anxiously awaited by the residents.
“We will continue to take into account the opinion of
the residents and make changes in the project if necessary, - said I.Metshin. -
We hope that we will be able to implement the first stage as a gift for the new
school year. In general, great challenges lie ahead, making the work more
interesting for the contractor”.