International Exhibition of Design Solutions for Megalopolises
This year, the City: Details exhibition will be held in an online format, which provides a number of new advantages. Now, you’ll be able to get acquainted with large playgrounds, sports facilities, and other public spaces created by designers from all over the world at a time that’s convenient for you! These contain outdoor furniture and lighting, gazebos and bridges, exercise equipment and water features, ideas for parking, and much much more! And, as always, visitors will be able to vote for the exhibit they would like to see appear in their area. The business program will also be larger this year, with leading professionals from different cities and countries taking part in lectures, discussions, and public talks.
> 500
functional design solutions for big cities
12
ectares of virtual space
100 000
exhibition visitors
90
speakers from Russia, the US, Great Britain, Italy, France, Norway, and Denmark
2,6 million
business program views
In 2021, the international City: Details exhibition of functional design solutions for public spaces in mega cities took place from June 26 to July 4. This year, the event was held in an online format for the first time, so visitors could stroll around a virtual mini-city and vote for their favorite items without leaving their homes. The exhibits that received the most votes will be included in a special list which will be used in landscape planning under the Mayor of Moscow’s My District program.

You can still take a walk around the exhibition and find out what it was like.
Video archive
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IDENTITY & CULTURE
TECHNOLOGY & SERVICES
URBAN SPACE
SUSTAINABILITY
COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT
MY DISTRICT PROGRAM
From June 26 to July 1, discussions led by architects, landscape designers, designers, and developers from Russia and abroad were broadcast live, with more than 90 speakers in total, including those from the US, Great Britain, Italy, France, Norway, and Denmark.
“It’s necessary to form common recreation spaces within the districts. Thanks to temporary structures, we can change the environment around us very quickly. If residents like the temporary projects, they can be made permanent.”
Jason Roberts
Urban planner, restaurateur, civic activist and former US Congressional nominee
“The city is a living laboratory. When you are engaged in its development, it is necessary to take into account the interests of residents and give them the opportunity to express their opinion and influence the process.”
Carlo Ratti
Architect, Professor of Urban Technologies, Planning Director, SENSEable City Lab, MIT
“The ‘15-minute-city’ approach, where residents can reach everything they need in a quarter of an hour, will significantly improve quality of life. To implement it, it is necessary to build cooperation between local government, the commercial sector, citizens, and all interested parties. I think this concept will suit any metropolis because our main task is to make residents happy. Saving time is one of the conditions.”
Carlos Moreno
Adviser to the Mayor of Paris for local development, author of the "fifteen-minute city" concept
Conference participants
Stephen Davies
Co-Founder, Project for Public Spaces
Christian Pagh
Director and curator of the Oslo Architecture Triennale, co-founder of Urgent.Agency
James Delaney
Chair, Block by Block Foundation
Olga Rokal
Architect, co-founder and partner in the creative association UTRO, curator of the "Rayonnale"
Sergey Kapkov
Ex-Minister of Culture for the City of Moscow, Head of the Center for Urban Studies at Moscow State University’s Economics Faculty, Founder and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Moscow Center for Urban Studies
Ilya Krasilshik
CEO, Yandex.Lavka
Kirill Khlomov
Candidate in Psychological Sciences, Senior Researcher of the Laboratory for Cognitive Research of the RANEPA Institute of Social Sciences, Member of the Board of the Perekrestok Plus Non-profit Partnership
Jason Roberts
Urban planner, restaurateur, civic activist and former US Congressional nominee
All speakers
Large Exhibition Park
For the first time in the digital space! Walk through it with your avatar, discovering advanced design solutions for cities and trending public art. Many surprises await you on the way: when interacting with the objects of the exhibition, you will find videos of master classes from celebrities, quizzes and pleasant bonuses. And don't forget to vote for the most interesting projects so that they appear in your area!
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Explore
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Get inspired
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Watch master classes
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Follow the trends
About the program of the Mayor of Moscow "My District"
“In 2019, the implementation of the My District program entered an active phase. Its super task is to create comfortable living conditions in all districts and settlements of the capital. Moreover, comfort should not be at the minimum and not "on average", but at the highest possible level. "

S. Sobyanin
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