If is summer vacation you caught a “summer in Moscow”, that is no reason to worry. The main thing is to spend your free time with benefit and pleasure. “Kommersant Style” chose the most interesting architectural routes in the capital to re-discover a little empty summer city. In the first issue — walk past the main monuments of the Moscow art Nouveau style appeared in the XIX–XX centuries.Rich decor, asymmetry, bright facades, moldings, arabesques, curved lines and other fine architectural details are the main features of the Moscow art Nouveau. This style appeared in Russia at the junction of the XIX and XX centuries. In France and Belgium similar architectural trend called “art Nouveau”, “secession” in Austria or “liberty” in Italy. Modern Moscow — an original combination of all the previously mentioned styles with Moscow charm. If you walk around the old centre, but especially in the district of Prechistenka and Arbat lanes, you will find quite a lot of surviving buildings in the style of Moscow art Nouveau, which I want to admire and study every detail.Mansion Ryabushinskaya Nikitskaya 6/2, p. 5Удивительный the house on the corner of Spiridonovka and Malaya Nikitskaya streets, was designed by one of the greatest Russian architects Fyodor Schechtel specifically for merchant Stepan Ryabushinsky in 1903. The house is also famous because here lived and worked the writer Maxim Gorky. Admire from the street on large patterned Windows and a unique façade, a bit reminiscent of the building of the Spanish architect Antonio Gaudi. Inside is also worth a look, to see the famous marble staircase, stone fireplace, stained glass Windows and bright interiors of the house and also wander around the mansion, as once it walked Bitter. Mansion Deregistrations lane, 13, p. 1 Photo: Igor Ivanko, Kommersantdaily mansion turquoise, Kropotkinskiy lane was also built by Fyodor Shekhtel especially for the daughter of the owner of a textile enterprise Alexandra Derozhinskaya. The highlight of the building, its window 11 meters in height, which occupies the entire front wall of the house. It is interesting that restored curly wrought iron fence site looks exactly the same as it looked over 100 years ago, when it was built in 1904. Today it is the Embassy of Australia, and sometimes in the building tours.Profitable home Iacovitti, 28Желтое building on Prechistenka boldly stands out from the architecture of the street and looks like a huge sculpture, but not the classic Moscow building. If you look at this in the past tenement house, you can see that the window sashes on each floor are different, and the winding cornice with lions fans the Moscow modern easy to decode a classic artistic technique architChancellor Leo Kekushev.Office building Sitenetwork, 18бНаверное, once passed by this laced of the building on Tverskaya near Pushkinskaya metro. Neat tiled office Sytin house once stood at 30 inches to the left. In 1979, the house cut from the Foundation to move and not to block the new building of the publishing house of the newspaper “Izvestia”. Previously, the house belonged to businessman Ivan Sytina, and on its lower floors, was publisher of the newspaper “Russian word” and shopping arcades, and upstairs lived he Sytin.Mansion Medicalemergencies lane, 6Особняк Medyntseva in Orange lane, designed by architect Flegont Flegontovich the resurrection, stands out among the buildings and the Soviet brick buildings with its bright facade, typical of the art Nouveau and art Nouveau with asymmetric lines and a rich exterior. A variety of window frames, majolica panels of rich emerald green, embossed image of a Thistle, the national symbol of Scotland, as well as forged bars on the roof and the mosaic above the main entrance — all the evidence suggests that past this building difficult to pass without noticing him.Profitable home Katusemeister, 19, p. 1Доходный house pistachio colors of the artist-architect Lev Kekushev built for his wife Anna Ionovna in 1902. The building is adjacent to the private house of the family of the architect of the red brick mansion Kekushev, which he was going to live. Apartment house the family planned to take tenants. As in many other buildings of the architect, here you can see that the window frame of each floor are different from each other, and leading reception of the building — arches-niches joined together and the Windows and doors. Even decorative panels with stucco images of fruits and leaves of chestnut trees as if dancing in rhythm with the other parts of the exterior.Mansion Katusemeister, 21, p. 1 on the next building — the mansion of Kekusheva — also worth paying attention to. His architect built for his own family, taking advantage of the project developed previously for Northern homebuilding companies Savva Mamontov. The building resembles a small castle, built on the grounds a medieval Western European architecture with features of Moscow architecture and art Nouveau. Asymmetrical with a tower, various shaped Windows, jewelry moldings, reminiscent of pearl beads and sculptural house framing greenery, the mansion stands out among the landscape of the street. Up to 20 years to guess the architect of this building was easy: it was decorated with sculpture of a lion, the famous author’s artistic technique Kekushev.Photo: Igor Ivanko, Kommersantdaily Kudryavtseva