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The construction of the Moscow branch of the Hermitage Museum in the former industrial zone of ZIL will start in 2019. About it reports Agency “Moscow” with reference to Ivan Romanov, General Director of the company responsible for the construction site.
According to the businessman, the design of the object at the moment is almost completed. “Very soon we should reach the construction site, — quotes Agency the Romanov. A little more time took the examination as it is a very challenging and unique project. The technology that came with Hani Rashid, they had yet to convey to relevant authorities to substantiate their safety and application in Russia”.
Hani Rashid is an American architect, who had previously instructed the leadership of the Museum project on the territory of the plant ZIL. In 2015, the Director of the Hermitage Mikhail Piotrovsky said that the Moscow branch of the Museum will focus on contemporary art.
According to the “Moscow”, complete the construction of the branch is approximately three to four years.
The Hermitage in 2018 tenth rankings of the best museums in the world Travellers’ Choice Awards. First place went to the Paris Louvre, the second and third National September 11 memorial and Metropolitan Museum in new York.
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