Added by Eugene on June 26, 2011 at 9:16am — No Comments
Although Esquire used the same cover shot of Christina Hendricks in their April 2010 US Edition, this sexy spread in their upcoming June 2010 Russia Edition is totally worth a double take.
Hendricks, who just turned 35, is an American actress best known for her starring role as Joan…
Populous has announced that it has been selected to design the main stadium for the 2014 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games in Sochi, Russia. The 40,000 seat pebble-shaped design will feature several sustainable factors including a shimmering crystalline skin. Its sweeping form responds to both its coastal location and mountainous backdrop, whilst its translucent skin…
Added by Eugene on October 13, 2009 at 2:30pm — No Comments
As Sochi prepares to host the Winter Olympics in 2014, Russian architecture firm A.Asadov recently proposed this series of island complexes for their Olympic Village. Five large buildings stand on gigantic artificial lily pads that are raised above water in the Black Sea. From a bird's-eye view these rings form the Olympic rings emblem.
Five colored rings…
Added by Eugene on August 20, 2009 at 7:00pm — No Comments
Designed by Paris-based OFF Architecture, the Bering Strait Project seeks to connect the short stretch of Arctic Ocean between Russia and the United States. Due to the Straits relatively shallow water levels; the proposed structure is able to descend to the bottom of the ocean, with only a few meters floating above water level. Travelers would be able to take a train, car,…
Dutch architects UNStudio have won a competition to design a dance theater in the historic center of St. Petersburg, Russia. The new complex houses the Eifman Ballet of St. Petersburg, headed by choreographer Boris Eifman.
The 226,000 square foot (21,000 sq m) Dance Palace will consist of two horseshoe-shaped auditoriums which have a combined capacity of…
Added by Eugene on July 23, 2009 at 9:30am — No Comments
Looking at these surrealist paintings, you get the impression that Vladimir Kush of Russia must have been highly influenced by artist Salvador Dalí. Vladimir states, "Art school was a world of a new inspiration. The class I attended allowed total artistic freedom. I learned much about the famous Renaissance painters, impressionists, post-impressionists, and…Continue