Closer look from Nikolay Bugrov's house. (Merchant in 1880's Nizhny Novgorod) http://englishrussia.com/2015/04/21/the-house-of-a-russian-merchant/2/

Closer look from Nikolay Bugrov's house. (Merchant in 1880's Nizhny Novgorod) http://englishrussia.com/2015/04/21/the-house-of-a-russian-merchant/2/

Igumnov House (a detail) is a historic house of ancient Rus style and is the residence of the French Ambassador to Russia.It was built in 1883-1893 by Nikolay Pozdeyev and cost the architect his life. In 1880 Nikolay Igumnov hired Nikolay Pozdeyev to rebuild his mansion into a larger residence but constantly put changes into the work of architect. The house became a target of art critics so Igumnov refused to pay overcosts to Pozdeyev; ruined architect committed suicide in October 1893.

Igumnov House (a detail) is a historic house of ancient Rus style and is the residence of the French Ambassador to Russia.It was built in 1883-1893 by Nikolay Pozdeyev and cost the architect his life. In 1880 Nikolay Igumnov hired Nikolay Pozdeyev to rebuild his mansion into a larger residence but constantly put changes into the work of architect. The house became a target of art critics so Igumnov refused to pay overcosts to Pozdeyev; ruined architect committed suicide in October 1893.

Russian architecture is so  elegant with the spheres on the top of the building and the amazing colors!!

Russian architecture is so elegant with the spheres on the top of the building and the amazing colors!!

Nizhny Novgorod region of Volodarsk, Russia, Old Russian dacha. #Russian #wooden #house (Moomin style).   LOOK AT THOSE WINDOWS!

Nizhny Novgorod region of Volodarsk, Russia, Old Russian dacha. #Russian #wooden #house (Moomin style). LOOK AT THOSE WINDOWS!

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