Moscow’s futuristic Picturesque Bridge has been recognized as an international masterpiece by the celebrated Auguste Perret architectural prize. The bridge’s designer, Nickolay Shumakov, is the primary Russian to obtain the award.
Russia’s Union of Architects introduced that Shumakov would obtain the particular prize earlier in July. The Prize for Utilized Expertise in Structure was based in reminiscence of Auguste Perret, former honorary president of the International Union Of Architects (IUA).
The prize is awarded each three years throughout a ceremony on the International Union of Architects’ world congress.
Shumakov was nominated for his Zhivopisny (Picturesque) Bridge, a cable-stayed bridge that spans the Moscow River within the northwestern a part of the Russian capital. Inbuilt 2007, the 100-meter-excessive (328ft) bridge is made from strengthened concrete.
“The Zhivopisny Bridge is an revolutionary building…. It stays one of many fundamental decorations of the capital,” the Moscow authorities said in a press release.
An statement deck has been erected on the prime of the bridge, the place vacationers can get beautiful views of the capital. The Moscow authorities promise that quickly the statement deck will maintain marriage ceremonies. “You may get married virtually in heaven,” the authorities stated.
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Shumakov obtained the Auguste Perret prize for 3 initiatives. Aside from the bridge, he was honored for the design of Terminal A of Vnukovo International Airport in Moscow, and stations of the Moscow Metro.
The 2017 awards ceremony can be held in September in Seoul, South Korea.