Gallery: Arch Group Unveils Kremlin-Esque Green Orthodox Church In The ...

 
Russian architects Arch-Group and the French studio Sade Sarl have meshed old and new with this stunning 14th-16th century style Russian Orthodox church and cultural center. Commissioned by the Russian government for a corner property near the Eiffel tower, the complex showcases a transparent wrap-around glass canopy and a massive public garden. Although we're not too keen on the fact that some of the building materials will be imported from Russia, the building makes up for it with features like a green roof, potential alternative energy sources, harvested rainwater, and solar heated water.

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