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Path of the Day: The Russian Trampoline Road

Path of the Day: The Russian Trampoline Road
Nikita Ĺ ohov & Karli Luik / Salto Architects

Readers were very excited last month when a team of Parisian architects proposed a trampoline bridge over the Seine. But while the location was great, the bridge was not real.

If you're hurting for bounces, you need to go to Russia, where Salto Architects have designed a 170-foot-long trampoline pathway for the Archstoyanie Festival in Nikola-Lenivets. In the last twelve years, this small village 2.5 hours southwest of Moscow has become an unlikely capital of Russian contemporary art -- a sort of Russian Marfa.

All images courtesy of Nikita Šohov & Karli Luik, courtesy of Salto Architects.

Henry Grabar is a freelance writer and a former fellow at The Atlantic Cities. He lives in New York. All posts »

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