Russian pavilion in Venice, built by architect Alexei Schusev in 1914Press photo/Russian pavilion
The main topic of the forthcoming 2018 architectural biennale in Venice is Freespace. So what can be associated more with free space than Russia? The Russian pavilion will be rebuilt as a railway station under
Russia is crisscrossed with railways and the life of a traveler is connected with railway stations, which are not only places of arrival and departure but also, in Russian art and literature, a philosophical symbol of
"This will be a very emotional project, as the image of the railway is connected with meetings and partings," Mikhailovsky said.
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