September 01, 2003

Travel Notes



New Mariinsky

The international competition for the design for the new Mariinsky Theatre building in St. Petersburg was decided at the end of June in favor of Dominique Perrault.

The French architect, best known for his minimalist National Library in Paris, will offer quite an extravagant home for the new stage of the Mariinsky – a huge, angular black marble structure is covered by a giant golden cocoon of anodized aluminum, covered in turn by transparent glass.


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