Zaryadye Park, Photographed by Iwan Baan

21. November 2017
Photograph by Iwan Baan, courtesy of Diller Scofidio + Renfro
Over one million people have visited Zaryadye Park, the first public park built in Moscow in fifty years, since it opened a couple months ago. Photographer Iwan Baan has documented the various features of the park designed by Diller Scofidio + Renfro with Hargreaves Associates and Citymakers.
The "floating bridge" is the park's signature element and a modern symbol of Moscow. (Photograph by Iwan Baan, courtesy of Diller Scofidio + Renfro)
The bridge dramatically cantilevers over the Moskva River. (Photograph by Iwan Baan, courtesy of Diller Scofidio + Renfro)
The 13-hectare park is in close proximity to St. Basil’s cathedral, the Kremlin (seen here along the river) and Red Square(Photograph by Iwan Baan, courtesy of Diller Scofidio + Renfro)
The glass-roofed Amphitheater anchors the eastern edge of the park. (Photograph by Iwan Baan, courtesy of Diller Scofidio + Renfro)
The steps are a popular gathering spot ... (Photograph by Iwan Baan, courtesy of Diller Scofidio + Renfro)
... particularly due to the dramatic views across the Moskva River. (Photograph by Iwan Baan, courtesy of Diller Scofidio + Renfro)
Most of the park elements are completed, but still to come is Philharmonic Hall, which will open its doors in April. (Photograph by Iwan Baan, courtesy of Diller Scofidio + Renfro)
The park was designed so visitors encounter terraces that recreate and celebrate four diverse, endemic terrains found in Russia. (Photograph by Iwan Baan, courtesy of Diller Scofidio + Renfro)
Diller Scofidio + Renfro describes the park's landscape as "wild urbanism." (Photograph by Iwan Baan, courtesy of Diller Scofidio + Renfro)
Zaryadye Park was commissioned by Moscow Chief Architect, Sergey Kuznetsov, former partner at SPEECH Tchoban & Kuznetsov. (Photograph by Iwan Baan, courtesy of Diller Scofidio + Renfro)

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