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Moscow’s Shukhov Tower won’t be dismantled after all

One of Russia’s most distinctive pieces of architecture—the 1920s-era Shukhov Radio and Television tower in Moscow—has skirted what appeared to be its imminent death. Earlier this year, news broke that local authorities planned to dismantle the deteriorating, hyperboloid structure, which was built as a communist communications tower. Russian officials said the structure could possibly be […]
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Shukhov Radio Tower Saved by Moscow City Hall

Moscow‘s Cultural Heritage Department has stepped in to save Vladimir Shukhov‘s historic 1922 Shabolovka Radio Tower, with a conservation order protecting its materials, architectural composition, structural elements and location. The news will be a relief to the many architects – including Tadao Ando, Elizabeth Diller, Rem Koolhaas and Thom… Sigue leyendo

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Step Inside This Brain-Like Pavilion for an Eerie Architectural Light Show

Have you ever wondered what a thought might look like traveling through your brain? In a recent installation in Moscow‘s Nikola-Lenivets park, media design firm Radugadesign animated the inner workings of the human brain with an innovative video projection. Universal Mind, …a sculptural installation Sigue leyendo

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Office Design / IND Architects

Architects: IND Architects
Location: Moscow, Russia
Area: 280.0 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: Courtesy of IND Architects

From the architect.… When working on the project of IND Architects office, we entrusted ourselves with the task to create a contemporary creative space Sigue leyendo

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“Moskva: Urban Space” Investigates the Future of Moscow’s Public Realm at the 2014 Venice Biennale

In their collateral event at this year’s Venice Biennale, Moscow’s exhibition “Moskva: urban space…“ explores the historic development of public spaces and examines the city’s progress in the context of Diller Scofidio + Renfro’s winning proposal for Zaryadye Park. Organized Sigue leyendo

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Office of the brand agency Svoyo mneniye / za bor Architects

Architects: za bor Architects
Location: Bolshaya Tatarskaya ulitsa, 35, Moscow, Russia, 115184
Architect In Charge: Peter Zaytsev, Arseniy Borisenko
Area: 450.0 sqm
Year: 2014
Photographs: Courtesy of za bor Architects…

From the architect. The agency had a wish to obtain Sigue leyendo

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Winy Maas Selected as Curator for Strelka Institute’s Upcoming Academic Year

Dutch architect Winy Maas has been selected as the curator for the Strelka Institute’s 2014-2015 academic year. One of the co-founders of Rotterdam-based firm MVRDV, Maas also lectures and teaches all over the world, most recently serving as a visiting professor of architectural design at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and as a professor of architecture and urban design at Delft University of Technology. 

Learn more about Maas and his role as curator after the break.

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Last Chance to Apply for Free Study at the Strelka Institute

With applications closing on the 26th of July, those wishing to apply to the prestigious Strelka Institute in Moscow need to act fast. The Strelka Institute is a non-governmental research institute with a particular focus on the City, using multidisciplinary techniques from fields as varied as sociology,… Sigue leyendo

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