Tschernoretschje, Samara, Russian Federation

Ministry of Defense, Russian Federation

Tekfen Construction and Installation Co., Inc. - Hallesche Mitteldeutsche Bau A.G.* J.V.
* HMB, Germany is a Tekfen affiliate



Samara, the location of the Tschernoretschje Housing Project, is an industrial city situated in Urals region, about 1.000 km east of Moscow.

According to the Unification Treaty of Former East and West Germany on July 1, 1990, signed between the Russian Federation and the Federal German Government, it had been decided that 100 thousand Russian soldiers based in the former East Germany should be returning to Russia. The Federal German Government would undertake the financing of the housing projects to be constructed for these soldiers and their families and issue tenders for construction of satellite towns at locations all over Russia.

Tekfen Construction and Installation Co., Inc. - Hallesche Mitteldeutsche Bau A.G. J.V. was awarded the Tschernoretschje, Samara Project, one of the biggest in this scheme. The engineering works were undertaken by Tekfen Engineering Co., Inc. During the realization of the project, peak manpower reached 6500 and 75 Turkish and foreign subcontractors rendered their services.

The scope of the project covered construction of:

  • 6 different type of flats with net usable areas between 45 m2 and 90 m2
  • The buildings are constructed with the industrial form technology (tunnel shape) with pre-fabricated facade insulation elements
  • 1,910 flats in 149 apartment buildings gathered in 24 blocks with a total construction area of 202,000 m2
  • 2 day care centers each having 330 children capacity with a total construction area of 14,000 m2
  • A two flat shopping center with 10,500 m2 construction area
  • A hospital with 200 bed capacity and 27,830 m2 construction area; main building with patient rooms, out-patient department of 200 patients / day capacity, surgery and diagnosis department including eye surgery, intensive-care center, infections disease, gynecology, x-ray, pediatrics and pharmacy departments, also as separate buildings
  • School with 44 classrooms, 6 laboratories, 2 gymnasiums and an auditorium with 17,000 m2 construction area
  • Hotel building with 12,000 m2 construction area and 350 beds capacity
  • Restaurant building having the capacity to serve 300 people at a time, with 5,500 m2 construction area
  • Sports Complex with 2 swimming pools, saunas, one multipurpose gymnasium and sports education facilities with a construction area of 8,000 m2
  • Bakery having a capacity of 20 t / day with 4,800 m2 construction area
  • Service building having several shops for daily needs, such as barbershop, tailor and chemist with a net usable area of 4,000 m2
  • Cultural and arts center having a theatre with 800 seats, a conference room with 150 seats, several auditoriums and arts education / training facilities with a construction area of 9,000 m2
  • Office building for the municipality, bank, post office and similar services with a construction area of 5,800 m2
  • Laundry with 2 t / day capacity, bath facility with 200 people capacity and six saunas all gathered in a building with a construction area of 3,000 m2
  • Natural gas / diesel oil central heating plant having 106 MW capacity with a construction area of 2,500 m2

Tekfen Engineering provided complete architectural, structural, civil, mechanical and electrical detailed engineering for the above units.