VR tour gives visitors a unique look into Moscow’s past and utopian projects
Have you ever wondered how the most utopian Soviet architectural projects would look in the urban environment of Moscow?
04.07.2018, Art & Design
Dutch artist’s intervention ‘softens’ imposing Soviet landmark
Conceptual artist Marinus Boezem revisits the monumental architecture of Moscow’s Gorky Park through site-specific artworks and installations.
First glimpse into the Narkomfin renovation: The rebirth of a Constructivist icon
A rare case of meticulous restoration of an avant-garde monument
A guide to the Soviet modernist legacy of Chisinau
Discover the most interesting Soviet buildings in the Moldovan capital
The Great Factory Civilization of the East European Plain
Promoting the industrial ruins of the ‘Russian Manchester.’
Another side of the international style: A guide to Georgian modernism
Architectural critic Armen Harutyunov on eight modernist buildings in the Georgian capital, the history of their creation and their current condition.
An architectural guide to 12 Soviet buildings in the former capital of Kazakhstan
The soviet church and the flying saucer — a guide to Samara modernism
The architectural reviewer Armen Arutyunov on ten significant modernist buildings in Kuybyshev from the 1950s-1980s, their significance and problems of preservation
A total theatre — a theatre without architecture
An interview with Vladimir Somov, the Russian modernist architect, who built «The Novgorod Spaceship»
Narkomfin building restoration project
Architect Alexey Ginzburg and Rights League director Garegin Barsumyan discuss examining the Narkomfin Building and working on its restoration project
Pocket avant-garde: creating a map of constructivist Moscow
Strelka Magazine looked into the design and selection process of the Constructivist Moscow Map and learned which buildings, regrettably for the map's creators, did not make it
Overshadowed by palaces: A guide to Leningrad Constructivism
What defines Saint-Petersburg’s unique avant-garde architecture and what you should look out for to better understand it?
Narkomfin Forever: House from the Past That Predicted the Future
Historians, curators and educators discuss which of Moisei Ginzburg’s ideas were way ahead of their time, what makes the Narkomfin Building unique and how the upcoming bidding could affect its future
Nadya Nilina: “Terror has been an important factor in the shaping of Russian cities”
Exclusive interview with Nadya Nilina tracing the formation of urban discourse in Russia and setting goals for the future of urbanisation
Moscow’s 12 Deteriorating Constructivism Era Buildings
Alexandra Selivanova, administrator at the Worker Enlightenment Library avant-garde centre, talks about 12 constructivism era buildings in Moscow, which can be demolished in the near future
Soviet utopia: Constructivist legacy of Yekaterinburg
A guide to signature architectural landmarks of the Urals constructivism capital
Soviet Utopia: Constructivist Period in Yekaterinburg (Part Two)