review CCCP: Cosmic Communist Constructions Photographed Õ eBook or Kindle ePUB

review å eBook or Kindle ePUB ↠ Frédéric Chaubin

The fourth age of Soviet architecture In this volume photographer Frédéric Chaubin reveals 90 buildings sited in fourteen former Soviet Republics which express what could be considered as the fourth age of Soviet architecture They reveal an unexpected rebirth of imagination an unknown burgeoning that took place from 1970 until 1990 Contrary to the twenties and thirties no “school” or main trend emerges here These buildings represent a chaotic impulse brought about by a decaying system Their diversity announces the end of Sovie. Huge collections of photographs by Chaubin of numerous buildings across the former Soviet Union with an emphasis on concrete I happen to really like brutalist architecture and this book not only has that it has some out there futuristic sci fi looking structures Needless to say I'm into this kind of stuff in a big way

free download CCCP: Cosmic Communist Constructions Photographed

CCCP Cosmic Communist Constructions PhotographedWidespread in the last years of the USSR a crematorium adorned with concrete flames Kiev crematorium a technological institute with a flying saucer crashed on the roof Kiev institute a political center watching you like a Big Brother Kaliningrad House of Soviet This puzzle of styles testifies to all the ideological dreams of the period from the obsession with the cosmos to the rebirth of privacy and it also outlines the geography of the USSR showing how local influences made their exotic twists before bringing the country to its en. In the vast post Soviet world with its diverse landscapes and uncertain abandoned terrains that transitional period lives on in vestiges such as these These buildings are happy accidents for some and for others lapses of taste but most of them whether modest or not somehow managed to dodge the norms Neither modern nor postmodern like free floating dreams they loom up on the horizons like pointers to a fourth dimension The ultimate dimension of the Soviet world – Chaubin

Frédéric Chaubin ↠ 3 read

review CCCP: Cosmic Communist Constructions Photographed Õ eBook or Kindle ePUB Ã The fourth age of Soviet architecture In this volume photographer Frédéric Chaubin reveals 90 buildings sited in fourteen former Soviet Republics which express what could be considered as the fourth age of Soviet architT Union Taking advantage of the collapsing monolithic structure the holes of the widening net architects revisited all the chronological periods and styles going back to the roots or freely innovating Some of the daring ones completed projects that the Constructivists would have dreamt of Druzhba sanatorium others expressed their imagination in an expressionist way Tbilisi wedding palace A summer camp inspired by sketches of a prototype lunar base lays claim to its suprematist influence Promethee Then comes the speaking architecture. Amazing vision of the future from the past Magical