Winged victory of Samothrace Skyscraper

The marble sculpture of the Greek goddess, Winged Victory of Samothrace, turns into a statue skyscraper by Klyukin Vasily Vasilievich.

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The architectural design by the Russian architect and businessman Vasily Klyukin adopts the form of ‘winged victory of Samothrace’ 2nd-century BC Greek statue as the anatomy of a unique residential skyscraper. Motivated by his interest in the myths and legends of ancient Greece his ‘Nike’ building overlooks a vast waterfront.

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Vasily Klyukin believes that a symbolic building project greatly contributes to the development of economy, attraction of investment and the increase of tourism.

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Winged Victory of Samothrace circa 220-185 BC Samothrace Parian marble for the statue and gray Rhodian marble for the boat and base total H. 5.57 m.

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