Articles tagged Russia

Cheungvogl Architects

Cheungvogl dedicates a room to selfies at a Russian department store

ST PETERSBURG – Hong Kong-based architecture studio Cheungvogl adds a Selfie Room to its recently completed spa and treatment areas as part of the restoration of iconic department store Au Pont …

Book

Iceoff’s design for a Moscow workspace is layered with textures, styles and a touch of eccentricity

MOSCOW – Iceoff was thrown a particularly juicy creative bone for the commission of Proekt’s Moscow workplace: don’t make it look anything like an office, more like a highly-eccentric apartment …

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Culture

Timofey Zhilin stacks brutalist landmarks for dystopian architectural vision

MOSCOW – The witty collages of a young Russian artist reference history while looking into the future. 

Urban Design

Fifth Façade re-evaluates Soviet international style architecture with a drone

Photographers Denis Esakov and Dmitry Vasilenko set to the skies above the former Soviet Union with the use of a drone to capture previously unseen views of soviet international style architecture.

Airport

Koltsovo Airport VIP Lounge by Nefaresearch

Nefaresearch's design for the VIP lounge at Russia’s Koltsovo Airport attempts to ‘shake up monotonous interior space’. 

Contemporary Art

Close and Far: Russian Photography Now

Close and Far introduces some of Russia’s most original young voices – alongside the extraordinary work of a pre-revolutionary master whose work has only recently been rediscovered – to the UK …

Canada

Totemica by Luca Nichetto and Lera Moiseeva

From 27 June until 16 September, visitors to Istituto Italiano di Cultura in Toronto, Canada, can see the process behind Luca Nichetto and Lera Moiseeva’s products for Mjölk.

Transportation

New Terminal at Pulkovo International Airport by Grimshaw

Saint Petersburg – Three firms recently rung the curtain down on the first phase of a master plan for Pulkovo International Airport in Saint Petersburg, Russia.

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Contemporary Art

Kino/Film: Soviet Posters of the Silent Screen

Ever since GRAD opened in London last year, gallery goers have been repeatedly entranced and impressed by its excellently curated exhibitions that feature Russian graphic and contemporary art.

China

Fish Out of Water by Albert Elm

Albert Elm’s sumptuous photographs of his journey through Siberia and China will make any jaded, city-dwelling soul feel an invigorating twinge of excitement in his or her heart. Travelling with …

Contemporary Art

Utopia Ltd at Gallery for Russian Arts and Design

Stalwarts of the gallery scene in London will be delighted to know that GRAD: Gallery for Russian Arts and Design is making its mark with its interesting exhibitions that showcase graphic arts and …

Contemporary Art

55th Venice Biennale: Danaë by Vadim Zakharov

Vadim Zakharov’s installation at the 2013 Venice Biennale breathes life into the ancient Greek myth of Danaë’s impregnation. Zakharov unites the upper and lower storeys of the Russian Pavilion …