In the section "Where do you work" we talk about the iconic non-residential buildings of Nizhny Novgorod. In this issue - a state building overlooking the Volga and a rich bicentennial history, in which the Nizhny Novgorod State Academic Philharmonic named after Mstislav Rostropovich has been located for the past forty-six years.
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A house with roots in Tekstilshchiki A branch of hell, a cave, a house with roots, "in the style of Gaudi" - so thanks to a strange facade this building is called at 19 Grayvoronovskaya in Tekstilshchiki. It regularly falls into the collections of the most terrible, unusual, absurd buildings, but Moscow local historians find it difficult to tell its story.
Life around continues the column, which talks about the iconic non-residential buildings in Moscow. We visited the Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry in the Southwest, the building of which resembles a DNA chain. Photos from the air Konstantin Mitrokhov Photos Olga Ivanova Address - 16/10 Miklukho-Maklaya Street Architects - Yu.
In the section "Where do you work" we continue to talk about the iconic non-residential buildings in Moscow. In the new issue - the business district near the metro station "Belorusskaya". Life around visited the White Square business center and the Old Believers Church of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker to find out how they get along nearby. "White Square" location: city blocks 674-675 between Butyrsky Val, Lesnaya Street and 1st Lesnoy Lane Largest tenants: PricewaterhouseCoopers, Deloitte, Microsoft, McKinsey Architects: ABD Architects, APA Wojciechowski Design: 2003-2009 Area: three buildings - 34,000, 30,000 and 10,000 m² History Initially, a skyscraper was supposed to be on the site of White Square.
In the section "Where do you work" we continue to talk about the iconic non-residential buildings in Moscow. In the new issue - Moscow City. Life around visited the six towers of the complex to find out who works in the business quarter of Moscow, and learned from experts what was happening to him. History On a 60-hectare plot of land near the river in the Presnya district, which ultimately became the embodiment of developers' ambitions, the city authorities paid attention back in the 1950s when they were looking for a venue for international exhibitions.
Life around launches a new section, which will talk about the iconic non-residential buildings in Moscow. A branch of hell, a cave, a house with roots, "in the style of Gaudi" - so thanks to a strange facade they call this building at 19 Grayvoronovskaya in Tekstilshchiki. It regularly falls into the collections of the most terrible, unusual, absurd buildings, but Moscow local historians find it difficult to tell its story.
In the section "Where do you work" we continue to talk about the iconic non-residential buildings in Moscow. The new issue is the Central Moscow Hippodrome on Begovaya Street, where on June 11 races for the president’s prize will take place, which Vladimir Putin is going to visit. Life around has been there before to find out how the historical place adapts to the new time, who works there, how many people go to the races and how many the most successful players win.
Ten years ago, on April 23, the first president of Russia, Boris Yeltsin, passed away. They decided to immortalize the iconic hero of the era in their native Sverdlovsk, and for more than a year the Yeltsin Center has been working here. In the section "Where do you work" we talk about how he turned the cultural life of the city and became its main media platform, as well as about the people who became the first inhabitants of the first presidential center in Russia.
Historians call shopping center "Europe" the oldest shopping center in Yekaterinburg. This is because the three merchant houses that became part of it were almost always associated with commerce. Here at different times they sold books, cosmetics and perfumes, lingerie, groceries and art castings from the Chelyabinsk Castle.
The new issue of the heading "Where do you work" is the only building in Moscow designed by Le Corbusier. One of the most significant architects of the 20th century won the competition for the design of the building on Myasnitskaya in 1928. At first, it housed the Central Union, which united consumer cooperatives - analogues of private entrepreneurs in the Soviet Union.
Under the heading "Where do you work" Life around continues to talk about the iconic non-residential buildings in Moscow. The new issue is the Bolshevik factory, built in the 19th century by Siu entrepreneur, survived nationalization in the 20th century, and now has become a modern business complex. Life around talked to those who occupy offices with red brick walls in the neighborhood of the patisserie.
In the section "Where do you work" we talk about the iconic non-residential buildings of Nizhny Novgorod. In this issue - a branch of the bank, which is located in the former Old Believer church on Minina Street. Life around found out why “a holy place does not exist empty”, how the biblical frescoes in the Soviet children's detention center survived, and what emotions people who perform secular affairs in front of the saints feel.
In the section "Where do you work" we talk about the iconic non-residential buildings of Nizhny Novgorod. In this issue - the former Romodanovsky railway station at Kazanskaya square, 1. Life around visited inside to find out how the railway station turned into a modern and high-tech factory and how people work in a centenary building next to the Oka and the metro bridge.
Life around tells about the history of the Transfiguration Church in Karpovka, which did not close even in Soviet times, about the features of Orthodox fundraising and a bell weighing 4.25 tons. Archpriest Mikhail Pokutkin, rector of the Transfiguration Church in Karpovka I am a rector in this church, and the head of the department of culture of the Nizhny Novgorod diocese, and the commandant of the diocese (you can say, the main plumber) - such polar responsibilities.
In the new issue of the column "Where do you work" - the building of the Central Telegraph. The main buildings of the first five-year period of the existence of the USSR - the Shukhov Tower, Izvestia on Pushkin Square and the Central Telegraph - were somehow connected with communications and propaganda of the ideas of the world revolution.The telegraph at that time was considered the most advanced way of communication, therefore the building where its "flagship office" was located should correspond to the ideas of the people of that time about everything new and modern.
In the section "Where do you work" we talk about the iconic non-residential buildings of Nizhny Novgorod. In this issue - a house with a two-hundred-year-old history that is abandoned and does not pretend to be restored, but is reliably protected from demolition, where a workshop for members of the Union of Artists is located next to the Kashirin House Museum.
At the Kiev station there are 100 thousand people a day. Aeroexpress trains depart from here to Vnukovo airport, trains to Kaluga, Novoperedelkino, Maloyaroslavets, trains to Bryansk, Ukraine and Moldova. Several structures of Russian Railways are responsible for the station and railway connections at once: the Moscow Directorate of stations, the Federal Passenger Company, the Central Suburban Passenger Company and others.
The main building of Moscow State University is one of the seven Stalinist skyscrapers. But the idea to transfer the Soviet skyscraper to students did not arise immediately: initially, they wanted to place a hotel and apartments in a skyscraper on the Lenin Hills. In 1948, Joseph Stalin signed a decree on the construction of a new building for Moscow University. The author of the project was initially the architect Boris Iofan, thanks to whom the House on the Embankment and the Baumanskaya metro station appeared in Moscow.
September 12 marks the 100th anniversary of the Beit Sima synagogue in Vladivostok. She is the only one in the Primorsky Territory and the oldest operating in the Far East. For more than 70 years, the building of the synagogue was owned by the state. In Soviet times, a pastry shop worked in it. It smelled of chocolate, making the synagogue nicknamed "sweet."
Life around continues to talk about the iconic non-residential buildings of Moscow. In the new issue - a skyscraper in the Arms Lane. Now Sberbank owns 49.9% of the building’s floor space, the same number belongs to Megafon, and the World Class fitness club is located on another 3 thousand square meters. We visited the Tower, or Ziggurat, as employees call their office, to find out how it works.
The new issue of the heading “Where do you work” contains the city hall of Yekaterinburg, which is crowned with a clock tower with a red glass star and figures of Soviet workers. Over two centuries, the building was rebuilt three times: from pre-revolutionary buildings to the constructivist five-story building, and then to the palace of communism with columns and pilasters.