The International Council of the Golden Trezzini Awards for Architecture and Design was joined by Zelfira Tregulova, Director General of the State Tretyakov Gallery.
From 2020, the Golden Trezzini Awards for Architecture and Design, being arranged for the third time in St. Petersburg, is officially granted an international status with the support of the Representative Office of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for the Russian Federation in St. Petersburg. This resulted in establishment of the International Council for the Awards, the mission of which is architectural diplomacy, connecting countries from across the globe through participation of their architects, designers, renovators, and students in the annual Awards and other events incorporated under the name of Domenico Trezzini.
Vladimir Zapevalov, the Representative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation in St. Petersburg is the Chairman of the Council. Besides Zelfira Tregulova, the Council includes Sergei Garmonin, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary in Russia to Switzerland; Yves Rossier, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Switzerland in the Russian Federation; Roger M. Kull, Consul General of Switzerland in St. Petersburg; Kwon Dong Seok, Consul General of the Republic of Korea in St. Petersburg; and Valentina Orlova, Chairman of the Board of the World Club of St. Petersburgers.
Entries for the 3rd International Golden Trezzini Awards will be accepted at www.goldtrezzini.ru from April 15 through October 15. The Awards is intended to scout for architectural, designer and restoration projects that in terms of artistic value can be regarded as works of art. Participation in the Awards is free of charge.
Zelfira Tregulova is a Russian art expert, curator of international museum exhibition projects.
She graduated from the Art Studies Department of the Moscow State University in 1977. In 1984 through 1997, she worked as a curator of international exhibitions of Russian art in the Vuchetich All-Soviet-Union Production Artistic Enterprise. In 1993 to 1994, she completed the internship at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New-York. From 1998 till 2000, she was the head of the Foreign Relations and Exhibitions Department at the Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts. From 2002 till 2013, she was Deputy Director General for Exhibition Proceedings and International Relations at the Moscow Kremlin State History and Culture Open Air Museum. From August 14, 2013, she is Director General of the ROSIZO State Museum Exhibition Center. From November 20, 2018, she is the member of the Presidential Council for Culture and Arts.
The General Partner of the Golden Trezzini Awards is the State Museum of St. Petersburg History. The System Partner is RBI Group. The Official Awarding Partner is LenRusStroy Building Corporation. To see a full list of the Awards partners, please, check: https://goldtrezzini.ru/partners2020/.