The Golden Trezzini Arrangements Committee proudly presents a documentary about Domenico Trezzini produced in 1994 and recently discovered in the archives of the Swiss Embassy in Moscow.

This film was created by Czech-Swiss director Jiri Havrda back in 1994. In 2020, it was found in the digital archives of the Embassy of Switzerland in Moscow. Today we are excited to present it to everyone fond of Domenico Trezzini and his great masterpiece — the city of St. Petersburg, beautiful in both glorious and hard times.

Domenico Trezzini by Jiri Havrda. Switzerland, 1994.

Remastered by the Golden Trezzini

A documentary about the part the architect Domenico Trezzini played during the foundation and building of St. Petersburg under Peter The Great. Trezzini (1670—1734) was a Russian architect of Swiss origin, the first architect of St. Petersburg, author of the Peter and Paul Cathedral, Twelve Collegia Building and other masterpieces of Petrine Baroque. See more:

The International Golden Trezzini Awards for Architecture and Design are named after Domenico Trezzini. The Awards have been held since 2018. The motto of the Awards is “Architecture as Art.” The Awards are intended to acknowledge and promote architectural and designer projects that amount to works of art.

The Honorary Chairman of the International Council of the Awards is Mikhail Piotrovsky, General Director of the State Hermitage, St. Petersburg. 

Less than 1 month is left to apply for the Third International Golden Trezzini Awards for Architecture and Design. Entries can be submitted at till October 15, 2020. Participation is free of charge. 280+ projects from Argentina, Australia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Brazil, China, Egypt, France, Germany, Japan, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran, Italy, Korea, Latvia, Lebanon, Mexico, Moldova, Montenegro, the Netherlands, Norway, Oman, Portugal, Qatar, Russia, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, Spain, Syria, Ukraine, the UAE, and the USA are approved for participation at the moment.

The General Partner of the Golden Trezzini Awards is the State Museum of St. Petersburg History. Global Partner is Laufen. Strategic partner of the Awarding ceremony is Etalon Group. System Partner is RBI Group. Partner of a Special nomination is YIT. Official partner of the Awarding ceremony is LenRusStroy Building Corporation. Partner of the Awarding ceremony is Ganga Group. To see a full list of the Awards partners please check

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