george chakhava & zurab jalaghania: ministry of highways of (the soviet republic of) georgia | 1975

George Chakhava & Zurab Jalaghania, Ministry Of Highways Of The Soviet Republic Of Georgia, Brutalist Architecture

Soviet Brutalist architecture

Frunze Military Academy building, designed by Lev Rudnev and Vladimir Muntz (see War & Navy Commissariat). Decorative tank was demolished in Lives of many Academy graduates were destroyed much earlier, during the Great Purges. Photograph by Ivan Shagin

A tower built in the last decades of the U.S.S.R

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The Central Research and Design Institute for Robotics and Technical Cybernetics, St Petersburg, Russia. Found in Cosmic Communist Constructions Photographed, by Frederic Chaubin

La Grande-Motte, France.

Europavintage: La Grande Motte, Meaux, France (from Architectures de Cartes Postales). [We can only hope wiser heads have prevailed and removed this eyesore.

Brutalist buildings: Park Hill, Sheffield by Jack Lynn and Ivor Smith.

Park Hill renovation by Hawkins\Brown and Studio Egret West. Photograph by Daniel Hopkinson

House of Soviets, Kaliningrad

Kaliningrad, Russia’s Baltic exclave, sits right on the border with Poland. Agata Pyzik reflects on how historical antagonisms are informing Polish…

House-monument of the Bulgarian Communist Party, mount Buzludzha, 1981 Foto Nikola Mihov

Gallery of Forgotten Monuments From the Communist Era in Bulgaria - 15

House-monument of the Bulgarian Communist Party, mount Buzludzha, 1981 Foto Nikola Mihov. This massive structure stimulated my senses of being crushed by a greater power rather than being part of it.

Brutalist buildings: Preston Bus Station by Building Design Partnership.

Preston bus station, Keith Ingham/Charles Wilson, (to be demolished in the near future).