|Arts et Métiers Station, Paris, France
It is situated in the Beaubourg quarter, the intersection of rue de Turbigo and rue Reaumur on the surface and lines 3 and 11 below the surface. The name of the station got its name from the Museum of Arts and Crafts , located above it. This is one of the few metro stations, the French, which is worthy of careful study. So, do not miss the Museum of Arts and Trades above the station is full of inventions and oddities of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, including Foucault's original pendulum used to ...
|Avtovo Station, Saint Petersburg, Russia
This is an artwork in the memory of more than 1 million people who died in the siege of 872 days of the city by Nazi troops during the Second World War. Ironically, Avtovo Station, Petersburg, built in 1955, is more alike than superficially with another famous symbol: the American Capitol. The Neoclassical domed roof rises above the station of grand marble columns and mosaics. The authors of the architectural design are Eugene Levinson and Andrew Gruska. The main architectural element of the artistic under...
|Center Metro Station , Washington DC
When a train approaches, the lights on the platform stick strong to announce its upcoming arrival. Washington Metro is a rarity among utilities of America, according to Zachary M. Schrag, professor of history at George Mason University . "Kennedy was president during its design," says Schrag "and was convinced that architecture is the dignity of the federal government, not the cheapest solution possible.". The result, designed by architects Harry Weese and Associates, after Weese toured th...
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