A Businessman Built a Real ‘Hogwarts’ School in The Russian City of Yekaterinburg

Russian businessman Andrey Simanovsky presented the facade design of School No. 106 in Yekaterinburg, which he has been repairing for six years. Simanovsky is a graduate of this school, and his father, as E1.ru writes, participated in the construction of the building, which was completed in 1958. Continue reading »

This 3D Graffiti Art Will Play Tricks On Your Mind

Created by Spektr art collective (previously) from Yekaterinburg, Russia, these artworks are both artistic and educational. Spektr proposes a new approach to public space design, a way to explore local identity by creating murals depicting historical artifacts that are usually hidden inside museums. Continue reading »

This House Sings Like A Saxophone At Night

This house in Yekaterinburg, Russia is sort of famous around the neighborhood. It has a lot of ventilation pipes going around the building, and at night when the wind is strong the house starts to “sing”. The pipes are like a labyrinth, intertwined among each other and go to the top of the building passing by the windows of the apartments. Continue reading »

City Signs In Russia’s Yekaterinburg Turn Into ‘Captchas’ By The Street Artists

Future, as described by cyberpunk classics, keeps taking a more tangible form. Robots have already become an integral part of industrial process and of contemporary existence, and their numbers grow by the year. Continue reading »

Photo of the Day: The City Of Yekaterinburg

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An aerial view of the city of Yekaterinburg, Russia, July 12, 2015. Russia will host the FIFA World Cup soccer tournament in 2018 at 11 host cities including Yekaterinburg. (Photo by Maxim Shemetov/Reuters)