GOLDEN MILE | Maxim Kashin Architects
Photo credit: Dmitry Chebanenko
Project completion year: 2020
Gross Built Area: 70 sq meters
Photographer: Dmitry Chebanenko
Official Project Name: Golden Mile
Location: Moscow, Russia
Architects/designers: Maxim Kashin
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Golden Mile. Inspired by the Russian avant-garde. White colour, the colour of endless space in the suprematist paintings, has evolved in the interior, creating a geometric volume of the whole space. It is self-sufficient and also a background for the interior’s main elements – geometric dominating sculptures.
The main idea of suprematism (from Latin “supremes” – highest) is based on the superiority of pure geometry and colour over the existing perception of forms and space. Thus, this interior is a white background for the linear geometric metal sculptures, consisting of the simple geometry planes, connecting in the three-dimensional monumental compositions.
Suprematism has three steps of black, colour, and white. The first one – a square and basic shapes: circle, line, cross. Second – complicated suprematist compositions. The third one is white on white. The following works of Kazemir Malevich are clear examples of these steps – Black Square, Supremus № 56, The White Cross.
In the interior concept, Maxim wanted to connect these three stages of the 20th century’s popular Russian avant-garde art movement development by creating the three-dimensional installation, the interior, that is submerging one’s into the world of the endless white space, colour and geometry.