JRL NEWSWATCH: “In Moscow’s Newest Park, All of Russia Comes Together” – New York Times/Roslyn Sulcas

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“[The author visits] ….Zaryadye Park, Moscow’s first new green space in 50 years, designed by … American architects Diller Scofidio & Renfro … one of the most ambitious and expensive architectural projects in Russia in decades. … [with] numerous buildings on [a] 35-acre site … tucked under curving, plant and tree-filled slopes. Each … represents an aspect of Russia’s varied regional landscapes: tundra, the steppe, the wetlands, birch forests. …meadow grasses … [with] an undulating glass canopy that covers a concert hall, with views toward the Kremlin, down to a spectacular, boomerang-shape bridge that hovers, seemingly unsupported, over the Moscow River. … The park, which opened in September, is framed by the Kremlin, Red Square, St. Basil’s Cathedral and the Moscow River, and unusually for Russia, it is entirely open to the city on all sides. …”

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