12 August 2016 / Our news
Fieldworks have started on the excavation site of Königsberg Castle ruins. Diggers have been hired but archaeologists will be grateful if they receive help from volunteers. However, apart from one’s interest and a wish to touch history, candidate should comply with the number of requirements.
5 August 2016 / Our news
The tender for rescue archaeological field excavations on the site of Königsberg Castle was won by the largest research institution of the country, the Institute of Archaeology, RAS (Moscow).
4 July 2016 / About us
Archaeological works started on the site of the ruins of Konigsberg Castle situated in the historic center of Kaliningrad this weekend.
22 June 2016 / Our news
Do not miss the unique chance to participate in the opening of a new page in the history of the King’s castle!
20 May 2016 / Our news
Does the Theseus’s ship* that has been rebuilt many times remain the same? Will the reconstructed part of the King’s castle be the same West wing? The paradox of the Greek myth is the best illustration of the agenda that the most of restorers work with. In any case, the statements about authenticity and accuracy require evidence, historical studies and the scientific rationale.
17 May 2016 / Our news
Due to organizational changes in the activities of our bureau, unfortunately, this year the "Heart of the City" Project will not participate in the Museum night. The prepared materials will be used in other events. Please accept our apologies.
16 May 2016 / Our news
Topic: restoration and re-building/adaptation of historical architectural sites
How to tell a king from a fraud? What is the difference between an original and a fake? What is the last proof of authenticity in the endless succession of forgeries, brain games, hallucinations, authorized omissions and the real king’s volitions emerging from unknown vaults? All of this including things that have remained between the lines of this announcement can be listened to and partially seen at the meeting that will be held at the Sackheim Gates on Thursday, on 19 May, from 16-00 till 18.30.
13 May 2016 / Our news
We would like to bring to your attention that now we have published online the conceptual design of the Historic and cultural complex ”Post-castle” developed by the architect Anton Sagal. It is based on the competition proposal of Anton Sagal, the first prize winner of the open international competition organized by the bureau “Heart of the City” in 2015. The work was conducted on the basis of requests for the Historic and cultural complex functions received from the relevant ministries of the Kaliningrad Region Government and the city administration.
4 May 2016 / Our news
“Heart of the City” Project for the regeneration of the historic center of Kaliningrad was awarded with the silver diploma of the Independent national architectural rating “Zolotaya Kapitel”. The results of the 20th anniversary festival were announced in Novosibirsk on 29 April.
25 April 2016 / Our news
Yesterday, on 24 April 2015, the “Heart of the City” project was discussed at the meeting of the local history club that took place at the State Archive of the Kaliningrad Region. The Kaliningrad regional local history club has existed for over twenty-five years uniting people who are interested in the history of our region.
15 April 2016 / Our news
As the web-portal Kaliningrad.Ru mentions in their article “Secret dungeons and magic symbols: how the ruins of the King’s castle were excavated” dated from 13 April 2016,”the establishment of the architectural bureau “Heart of the City” and international competitions have shown that the authorities decided to develop the city by focusing on the historical heritage”.