The underground part of the park Zaryadye is completed

The unique park with the underground part will be created in the close vicinity of the Kremlin in Moscow. The territory of the park will include different natural areas, amphitheater with the transparent roof and the bridge hovering above the Moskvoretskaya embankment. 

The project of the park near Kremlin

Zaryadye Park - the area of Zaryadye which, located on the edge of the river in one of the oldest districts of Moscow
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At present the construction of the underground part is completed, including the philharmonic hall with the parking. The columns and the canopy are installed at the entrance and the entrance area of the underground part is completed. 

The builders literally inserted the structure into the landscape and due to cover it later with grass and trees. The interior decorations will be the next construction phase. The bridge pillars for the V- shaped bridge are also completed. 

 Zaryadye Park - Moscow

Zaryadye Park, Moscow
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In the middle of the bridge there will be a sightseeing platform above the water surface, facing one of the most picturesque views of the Kremlin.

The equipment was purchased for the creation of 4 climatic zones in the park: the forest, the tundra, the steppe and the water-meadow. Each zone will have its own artificial microclimate, supported through the regulation of the temperature, wind and imitation of the daylight.

The landscape zones will be combined with the paved paths along the park. Besides, the information system is tested to secure of the interactive services work. 

Сonstruction of the underground part entrance

Сonstruction of the underground part entrance

Also the old Moscow street will be available for the sightseeing in the park. It was discovered during the archeological works in this area. The Velikaya Street (The Great Street) disappeared under the Stalin’s rule when the massive reconstruction in the center of Moscow took place.

One of the high-rises was planned to be constructed instead of the park, but eventually the largest hotel in the world was erected, “Rossiya”. Now the basements of the hotel serve as a diaphragm walls for the soil support.  The landscape park Zaryadye designed by Diller Scofidio + Renfro is scheduled to be open in 2017 to celebrate the 870-anniversary of the foundation of Moscow.

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