UDAD Awards 2019

Third Award- Mixed-Use Urban Residential/Commercial Building | City Studio

Located on the front line of Hrazdan Canyon, Avnik Residential Complex is purposed to provide its tenants with exceptional living conditions, meanwhile garnishing the view from 2 main bridges in Yerevan, crossing Hrazdan Canyon. Environment, Convenience, Quality are 3 main factors considered by our architects and urbanists. Ergonomic mixture of sharp lines and gentle curves give the complex unique and special place in urban architecture, and make Avnik an outstanding landmark in Yerevan residential architecture, while the blend of white and black underlines its unique design.


Third Award- Urban Design & Architecture Design Awards 2019
Firm | City Studio
Category | Mixed Use (Built)
Team | Samvel Gyulnazaryan, Vahram Snkhchyan, Lilit Grigoryan
Country | Armenia

The structure of light concrete and steel has given to the building an exceptional seismic resistance for 9 magnitude earthquakes. Locating on the top of the canyon, tenants are given best living conditions for urban life, including fresh air, silence, and constant breeze that comes from the canyon. Large balconies and terraces are meant to make people enjoy the panoramic view of the city and mount Ararat which is a crucial factor for local people. Being close with nature and green, Avnik is convenient enough for living full urban life, being located in few miles from Yerevan downtown. 

Avnik is also aimed to have all necessary amenities for its tenants. Large public terrace is developed with swimming pool, tennis courts, and mini soccer ground to give people the most outstanding conditions for living and enjoying their life. Convenient store  and beauty salon have found their place on the first floor With 4 level underground parking garage for 250 cars, parking issue is also resolved, which is current and crucial in modern urban life. 17 floor building has 158 apartments and 2 penthouses on top floor. Equipped with 2 high quality speed elevators, the complex has large internal porches that are furnished with high quality interior dressing. The complex itself has centralized a nice and cozy community in it.

So architects, together with intensive cooperation with the developers, have managed to provide with maximum safety in terms of seismic resistance and 24/7 security system, convenience with location and amenities, and outstanding living conditions with aesthetic architecture design and intelligent community.