Giant iron tree casts shadow over Russian government building

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Architectural tourism has come to the remote Russian city of Kazan where a giant iron tree has been constructed as part of a government building.

The Ministry of Agriculture’s building in the capital of the Tatarstan region with the tree was designed to cast its shadow on the building’s lobby below.

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The building, built by local construction firm Antica, is a nod to previous Imperial Russian architecture had a rich a diverse tradition, owing to the diverse peoples that makes up the country. Kazan is also home to Russia’s largest mosque.

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