Inside Look: What does the Yandex Headquarters in Moscow Look Like?

During my recent trip from Saint Petersburg to Moscow, I not only walked through the beautiful capital estates but also visited one very interesting place - the headquarters of Yandex. In today's material, you won't find luxurious imperial interiors or stories about historical figures, but I'm sure you'll be interested to learn about the life of the Russian internet giant.

Yandex Headquarters in Moscow
Yandex Headquarters in Moscow

The Yandex headquarters is located in Moscow, at 16 Leo Tolstoy Street
The Yandex headquarters is located in Moscow, at 16 Leo Tolstoy Street

Reception desk
Reception desk

The company's offices occupy 50,000 square meters in the `Krasnaya Roza` business center
The company's offices occupy 50,000 square meters in the `Krasnaya Roza` business center

The Yandex headquarters is located in Moscow, at 16 Leo Tolstoy Street. The company's offices occupy 50,000 square meters in the "Krasnaya Roza" business center. The territory received its name from the once-existing silk factory located here. Yandex moved here in 2010.

Meeting room
Meeting room

The company's working premises occupy an area of 50,000 square meters
The company's working premises occupy an area of 50,000 square meters

On the roof of the building
On the roof of the building

City view
City view

The name of the future search giant appeared back in 1993. The word Yandex is formed from the English "yet another indexer". Four years later, the announcement of the Yandex search engine took place. Nowadays, the company is associated not only with the search engine; the services developed here have firmly entered the life of the modern Russian. Today, Yandex employs over 18,000 people.

The Shukhov Tower is visible in the distance
The Shukhov Tower is visible in the distance

Kitchen
Kitchen

Yandex moved here in 2010
Yandex moved here in 2010

Conference hall
Conference hall

For those who find themselves in the Yandex headquarters for the first time, the internal office space is likely to seem quite unusual: there are no usual offices, but there is a library, several open rooftops, a kitchen, and even a sleeping capsule.

Sleeping capsule
Sleeping capsule

View into the inner courtyard
View into the inner courtyard

Another rooftop terrace
Another rooftop terrace

Two more rooftop terraces are visible on the right side of the frame
Two more rooftop terraces are visible on the right side of the frame

Navigation in the huge office building is organized very interestingly: the names of meeting rooms are tied to the floor and include its number. For example, there are "7. Water on Jelly", "5. Wheel", "5. Argentina - Jamaica". Accordingly, the rooms are located on the 7th and 5th floors of the building. In another part of the complex, floors are distinguished by the color of the walls.

International department
International department

Bright wall colors
Bright wall colors

There is a lot of greenery indoors
There is a lot of greenery indoors

It is very comfortable to be here
It is very comfortable to be here

In 2018, Yandex acquired a plot on Kosygin Street for the construction of a new office covering an area of ​​170,000 square meters. In addition to creating office spaces, the project provides for the placement of cafes, gyms, pharmacies, and beauty salons for the townspeople on the complex's territory, as well as a swimming pool.

Staircase between floors
Staircase between floors

The working spaces on this floor are called `Orange Mood`, `Orange Summer`, `Orange Tie`
The working spaces on this floor are called `Orange Mood`, `Orange Summer`, `Orange Tie`

Library
Library

In the center of the frame is the Church of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker in Khamovniki
In the center of the frame is the Church of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker in Khamovniki

Have a nice trip!

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