Committee for Architecture and Urban Development


Andrei Antipov


  • 1980: Graduated from the Moscow Institute of Land Use Planning.
  • Before 1994: Engaged in research and teaching, head of the Department of Aerial and Photo Geodesy at the Moscow Institute/University of Land Use Planning.
  • 1994–1997: Head of the Directorate of State Land Cadastre and Land Plots Monitoring at the Moscow Land Committee.
  • 1997–1999: Deputy Chairman of the Moscow Land Committee.
  • From 1999: Deputy Chairman of the Moscow Committee for Architecture and Urban Development, Manager of the State Unitary Enterprise Mosgorgeotrest (Moscow City Surveying Trust) and Member of the Council for the Cartography Support of Moscow.
  • 6 June 2013: Appointed Acting Head of the Committee for Architecture and Urban Development.
  • 17 September 2013: Appointed Head of the Committee for Architecture and Urban Development.
  • Andrei Antipov has a PhD in Technology.
  • Andrei Antipov holds the Order of Friendship, the Medal “In Commemoration of the 850th Anniversary of Moscow” and the Medal “For Merits in Conducting the National Population Census.” He holds the following titles: “Merited Surveyor,” “Merited Builder of Russia” and “Merited Entrepreneur.”
  • 2003: Received the Feodosy Krasovsky Prize in geodesy and cartography.
  • Under the direct supervision of Antipov the production facilities of the trust were restructured, and technical systems, technologies and processes complying with the best national and international surveying standards were introduced. Cutting-edge automated technologies are being introduced for all types of engineering surveying.

About the Committee

Areas of activity

  • Shaping and developing legislation governing activities related to urban development and architecture in Moscow.
  • Helping to formulate and implement the Moscow government’s urban development policy.
  • Organising territorial planning and the design of a city layout for Moscow.
  • Organising pre-design preparation and the design of facilities included in the city’s capital construction programmes.
  • Coordinating Moscow’s urban development activities carried out in its capacity as the capital of the Russian Federation as well as activities related to the coordinated development of the city of Moscow and the Moscow Region.
  • Ensuring that Moscow’s territory is used in compliance with the approved territorial planning and urban development zoning documents, as well as with urban planning standards set for Moscow and other urban development laws of the Russian Federation.
  • Organising cartographic work and engineering surveys for the purposes of urban development, architectural engineering, and construction engineering.
  • Organising information support for urban development activities.