Articles Tagged ‘Russia’

Incredible Russian Orthodox Churches

Posted by // January 1st, 2013 // Architecture

The Russian Orthodox Church is renown for its places of worship which have easily recognisable architectural features. As eastern and western forms of Christianity diverged from each other, so did the appearance of churches depending on location. In Eastern Europe, orthodox churches evolved to feature a large central dome symbolising heaven with some also having…

A Trampoline Path in the Middle of Russia?

Posted by // December 7th, 2012 // Architecture

Salto is an architectural firm located in Tallinn, Estonia that was founded in 2004. Although much of its work is within Estonia, back in June the company announced that it would be participating in the Archstoyanie (‘Architectural Standing’) festival held in Nikola-Lenivets, a small Russian village several hours drive from Moscow. This unusual setting for…