The Moscow branch of the Japanese bank Mizuho Corporate Bank moved to a new office, which was designed by ABD. The main architect of the project, Irina Priseddskaya, developed the general concept from the classical Japanese engraving. She came up with an unusual move: she chose several works of the famous Japanese engraver of the XIX century. Katsushiki Hokusaya and made parallels between them and those architectural materials that will set the image of the interior. However, in the bank itself, the image of the new office was seen more internationally than in the clearly expressed Japanese style.
The plot area of about 500 hectares proposed for the EXPO is located in the western part of the city on the picturesque shore of the Upper Iset pond, 3 km from the center of Ekaterinburg and close to the border that separates the European and Asian parts of Russia.