Model of Moscow

Posted on 18 January 2010 oddy88

Showcased in one of the Moscow exhibitions, that is being held in the Moscow city town-hall, this mini Moscow or the Model of Moscow depicts the real city layout as if providing someone with an amazing aerial view of the Russian capital.

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This mini model was built in 1988 and is specifically used for the city planning and layout purposes. It is a 1540 square feet (i.e. 144 square meters) replica of the city with each separate piece denoting a separate house or a building.

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If there is any reconstruction of any house/building or if any new construction takes place in the capital, then that is represented by the same model house (or a separate piece) on this extensive model. The scale of the model is set from 1 to 500, and the classic model surely requires regular cleaning, polishing and maintenance in order to have a good life span for itself.

Via Makzer.

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  1. Mishka Says:

    I wonder how they get in there to change the buildings when the real ones are demolished/renovated, without knocking them over like they were Godzilla.

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