The company was founded by Evgeny Gerasimov in St. Petersburg in 1991. First it was the two architects' art studio. Thanks to its large-scale projects "Evgeny Gerasimov and partner Ltd." is now a well-known architectural brand not only to a narrow circle of specialists, but also to general public. The partners are Evgeny Gerasimov, Zoya Petrova and Victor Khivrich.
The best-known completed projects are:three office complexes on Malaya Okhta with the central building of the "JSC Bank Saint Petersburg" hotel on Ostrovsky square, residential houses on Nevsky Prospekt, apartment complexes on the Krestovsky and Stone islands - "The House by the Sea" (with S. Tchoban), "The Fifth Element", "Stella Maris", "Green Island" etc. On the Petrograd side - this is the St. Petersburg Jewish Community House, which won not only the architectural awards but also Government Award of St. Petersburg and the Russian Government in the field of culture.
The other projects are also often involved in architectural exhibitions, contests and won such awards as: Gold and silver certificates "Zodchestvo", "Architecton", "House of the Year", "High-quality architecture", diplomas of International Association of Unions of Architects, "Mark of Conformity" of the International Club of St. Petersburg and honory diplomas of the Legislative Assembly of St. Petersburg.
The studio cooperates with such foreign companies as: «Egret West» (UK), «Strabag» (Austria), «RMJM» (UK), «Ortner & Ortner» (Austria), «Langhof» (Germany), Werner Sobek Ingenieure (Germany). Sergey Tchoban and his German and Moscow offices are the steady partners in many design projects.
Zoya Petrova Evgeny Gerasimov Victor Khivrich