Gallery: Ice architecture: 6 incredible buildings made from ice and sno...

Following detailed plans left by architect Pyotr Yeropkin centuries ago, the ice palace was rebuilt to include the 20-meter-tall by 50-meter-wide palace, a garden filled with ice trees and an ice statue of an elephant. The interior of palace is also furnished with furniture made of ice, including an ice bed with ice mattress and pillows. The palace is reconstructed every year.

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  1. Jaime January 5, 2014 at 7:49 am

    I think that photo number nine is actually done at the Sapporo Snow Festival. I recognise the place as I have been there and also it is clearly in Japan with the Yakult building in the background.

    I believe you should add this information to your article as this is one of the most important ice-snow festivals in the world:

  2. tomphillipsarchitecture January 27, 2012 at 5:58 am

    where can i find more information on this building itself????

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