Country estate «Borki»
Area of project: 33 hectares
Lipetskaya region, 2012
1. Development of concepts of partial restoration and reconstruction of historical manor.
2. Development of recommendations on optimization of investment in the restoration and reconstruction of the area plantations.
This unique historical place was acquired by a private owner and was in need of restoration. The castle in the style of English Gothic Revival was rebuilt with the most serious approach.
The concept included filling the garden with sculptures of the customer.
The project solved the problem of recovery of the park that was almost completely destroyed in 1941, and also consideration of modern requirements for the new purpose of the territory.
The concept is based on the study of historically significant spaces and elements of the park. It includes preservation, restoration of existing plantations; grottoes restoration and construction of new caves in the places of outcrops of rock from rubble and gray moraine sandstone.
The project includes new attractive elements of the estate planning.
Water facilities were added; they visually complement the cascade of reservoirs located in the boundaries of the new territory.
The landsaping conception reflects the customer’s wishes for synthesis of historical value of the territory, the uniqueness of the place and opportunities for modern use of the object (arrangement of hotel and entertainment complex) by practical design solutions.