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Eight famous architects monument in St. Petersburg

Eight famous architects monument in St. Petersburg

Installed in 2011 Eight famous architects monument in St. Petersburg. The author of the whole complex is a well-known sculptor Alexander Taratynov

Eight famous architects monument in St. Petersburg has become a tribute to the great architects for their contribution to the city. Indeed, their role in the development of architecture of the northern capital of Russia is great. The sculptural composition now decorates the Alexander Park of St. Petersburg. It depicts eight most famous architects: Voronikhin, Bazhenov, Auguste de Montferrand, Trezzini, Thomas de Thomon, Rossi, Rastrelli and Zakharov. The intention of the author brought them to the map of the city, and placed around their creations in miniature: St. Isaac’s Cathedral, Stock Exchange with Rostral columns and the Admiralty. By the way, one of the chairs is free. So, any visitor can sit down and symbolically participate in the discussion of the city plan. They say, that it helps those who do not have enough inspiration for creativity.

Fragment of sculptural composition 'Architects'

Fragment of sculptural composition ‘Architects’

Eight famous architects monument in St. Petersburg

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wiki/Domenico_Trezzini
wiki/Francesco_Bartolomeo_Rastrelli
wiki/Andreyan_Zakharov
wiki/Carlo_Rossi_(architect)