Delegate Profile

BALABIN Alexander

Job TitleFounder and CEO

Company NameSeverin Project


Alexander Balabin is an architect based in Moscow, Russia. He graduated from Moscow Architecture University, and also studied at Canterbury College of Art and School of Architecture (UK). 

Alexander founded his company SEVERIN in 1993. It became SEVERIN GROUP in 2004. 

As part of the group SEVERIN PROJECT specializes in architecture and urban milieu creation. Over the last 23 years the company has completed a huge number of projects in Russia and CIS. Among them are residential and apartment buildings, multifunctional and entertainment centers, hotels, recreational, medical and social facilities and industrial facilities. 

SEVERIN PROJECT implements in its work all the latest technologies and has been using BIM since the early 2000’s. Alexander treats each project individually with a personal touch . He has been drawing for as long as he can remember and sketching has always been his way of thinking. All of his projects start with tentative drawings on paper which are afterwards translated into BIM-models . In conjunction with the benefits of computer modelling this approach results in ingeniously designed and precisely executed projects.



About Severin Project 

SEVERIN PROJECT is a team of more than 150 highly skilled professionals with years of experience in the architectural industry. Team members use the latest technologies, such as BIM, to achieve a high level of efficiency, precision, and thoroughness. 3D visualization is part of their creative process, as well as project documentation. Since 2015 the company has designed more than 600,000 square meters of commercial real estate. 

SEVERIN PROJECT is a leader in designing cultural and educational facilities, cinemas, and shopping malls. Its projects include more than 20 world-class cinemas, Olympic shopping center (Zvenigorod), offices for VTB24 (Moscow) and other banks, Vinotherium in Krasnodar region which will for sure become an iconic place. 

SEVERIN PROJECT has extensive experience in buildings regeneration, including health facilities (Sochi rehabilitation center) and has all the necessary permits and licenses, including the ones for heritage properties conservation.

In 2018 SEVERIN PROJECT designed more than 300,000 square meters of residential and mixed-use properties (Schastye, Gorod-na-Reke Tushino-2018, Zapadnoye Krylatskoye, Rafinad, Rimskiye Kvartaly residencies, and so on).

Conference Sessions


    13-Nov-2019, 10:15 - 11:00, Conference Room -1

    Rethinking Russian retail formats: a new era of consumption  Russian market overview: data, projects, consumer behaviour Shopping & Transport Infrastructure ...

    • Language: English

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