Olga Bolshanina

Olga Bolshanina

Associate Partner

Born in 1982 in Siberia, Russia, Olga Bolshanina began her studies at the Tomsk School of Architecture and Engineering. She joined Herzog & de Meuron for an internship in 2004, returning in 2007 after receiving her Master’s degree from the École Polytechnique Fédérale in Lausanne. In 2008 she was involved in Concept Master Plan for Lyon-Confluence in France. From 2009-2011 she led the design of the Barranca Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Guadalajara, Mexico. In the following years she made significant contributions to the Skolkovo District Master Plan and subsequently managed all aspects of urban planning, design, and construction for The Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology. In 2012 she became an Associate of the firm. In 2017, she took on the responsibility as Project Director for the project Badaevskiy Brewery, Redevelopment in Moscow, Russia. In parallel to developing numerous cultural and educational projects as well as research facilities in Europe, China, Mexico and Russia, she has managed a number of competitions. Olga was appointed Associate Partner of Herzog & de Meuron in 2020.