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skype: xenia.barvitskaya

kseniia.barvitskaya@gmail.com

USA, MA, Boston

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skype: xenia.barvitskaya

kseniia.barvitskaya@gmail.com

Russia, Saint-Petersburg

Theater renovation

Arboretum visitors center

Cafe Interior

Modern primitive hut

Beach restaurant

5th year projects

4th year projects

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Master of Interior Architecture program in Boston Architectural College (the BAC)

 

 

Theater entrance renovation

  • year: 2018

  • location: the USA, Boston

  • authors: Kseniia Barvitskaya

This is ongoing project, that I'm still working on right now. The project was based on my previous research paper "The entrance as a transition zone between exterior and interior. Its role in placemaking. 

The main idea is to address the lack of identity of the space by converting existing dead end to pedestrian zone and connecting it with the interior lobby.

 

New design will restore the prestige of the Orpheum theatre, reintroduce it to the public and transform it into a social hub. The new design solution will bring the
face of the theatre in line with the street boundary and affirm its position in the Boston Theatre district.

 

The exterior part of the project will advertise theater to the
outer world and become a new sight of the city, making navigation easier. Interior part will support outdoor experience, continue the overall theme and gradually
prepare visitors to amazing historical theater hall in the Adamesque style.

 

This renovation intends to bring the
Orpheum theatre back on the list of the most popular cultural places in Boston. 

 

Arboretum visitors center

  • year: 2017

  • location: the USA, Boston

  • authors: Kseniia Barvitskaya

​This is a project of Arnold Arboretum visitor center (Boston, Ma, USA). In architectural projects, trees are usually used as a background or entourage. However, as this project dedicated to the arboretum, the tree becomes a main character.

The tree concept has sprouted through the entire project from seeds of the site and social needs analysis and has brought fruitful interior allegory of the main lobby. The interior does not exactly depict the tree, but provides the feeling of the being in the forest with opportunity to explore the space from different levels and perspectives, exactly how it is happening in nature environment.

 

Cafe interior

  • year: 2017

  • location: the USA, Boston

  • authors: Kseniia Barvitskaya

This is a project of healthy food cafe iinterior with the focus on lighting design.

 

Modern primitive hut

  • year: 2017

  • location: the USA, Boston

  • authors: Kseniia Barvitskaya

​This is a a course project to study how the modern primitive hut may look like.

 

Master of Architecture program in Saint Petersburg State University of Architecture and Civil Engineering

 Qualification: Architect-Designer with the major in Design of the Architectural Space​