Kazan, Tartarstan, Russia
Exterior, Interior and Landscape Lighting Design of Qolsharif Mosque, Palace, Annunciation Cathedral, and Federal Buildings by Mark D. Kruger, MIES
Architecture by Postnik Yakovlev and Ivan Shirjay
Photography by Ran Hendriks, Drone Addicts
The historic restoration of this sprawling governmental seat of power first begun at the behest of ‘Ivan the Terrible’, atop the ruins of the former castle of the Kazan khans. Mark D. Kruger, MIES, added his artistry to this multi-century project, with exterior, interior and landscape lighting design. The Kremlin of Kazan was declared a UNESCO ‘World Heritage Site’ in 2000.