The city of Kiev is in the process of undergoing major transformations. Many pieces of land have recently exchanged hands are being reconsidered for large scale development. As the municipality clarifies its vision for the city, many local developers are conducting feasibility studies. Over time, JFA has been asked by various developers in Kiev to generate a concept design for this very well know parcel of land in the city center. The design shown here reflects one client’s vision of how the site could be used. In this case, a mixed use development consisting of a luxury hotel with banquet and conference facilities sits on a platform which contains a high-end retail mall.