News - YOO announces two new projects in Moscow
YOO, the global design brand, is set to launch two new Russian developments in 2011 - both located in the heart of Moscow. Developed by Barkli Construction and Development, a renowned Russian property developer, Barkli Virgin House and Barkli Park will set new standards in the Russian high-end homes market.
Barkli Virgin House, designed by Kelly Hoppen for YOO, will be located on Moscow’s renowned Golden Mile, close to the Moskva River, and will comprise 21 apartments of two, three, four and five bedrooms, configured across seven floors. The development will feature magnificent Kelly Hoppen for YOO designed common areas, lobby and an external terrace. Barkli Virgin House is the first Kelly Hoppen for YOO project in Moscow, and the second project after, a luxury second home development in The Cotswolds.
To showcase their versatility, YOO is also launching Barkli Park, which will feature YOO inspired by Starck designed interiors in an iconic building which varies in height from between 12 and 14 storey’s and which will comprise 124 apartments. Located in the centre of Moscow, the building will be innovatively designed using environmentally friendly materials and feature sizable green roof terraces.
John Hitchcox, co-founder and chairman of YOO, comments: “Our new ventures in Moscow represent unique design concepts - Moscow is a first for us and we're thrilled to be working in Russia's stylish capital. Luxury property here is becoming increasingly sought after so the launch of these developments couldn’t be better timed.”
To date, YOO has designed 33 different projects across 27 countries, and is represented on every continent of the world except Antarctica.