Monthly Archives: December 2011

Shukhov Radio Tower

A look at SHUKHOV TOWER from several points of view: Special thanks to Vlad for providing the view for photos 3 & 4. WATCH art historian Andrew Graham-Dixon show off Shukhov tower. And READ about it at the Shukov Tower … Continue reading

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Protests and Constructivist Buildings

Today Moscow witnessed the largest gathering of protesters in nearly 20 years, against the backdrop of some recognizable Constructivist buildings. Le Corbusier’s Tsentrosoyuz Building Schusev’s Narkomzem Building Fomin’s NKPS Building

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Now and Then

MOSSELPROM (Moscow Agricultural Industries) Building Now (2011) and Then (mid/late 1920′s) ^Now ^Then ^Now ^Then

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Links!

I just added 4 new sites to the INFO PORTAL / LINKS page. Check them out! RKM Save Urban Heritage http://www.saveurbanheritage.eu/en/ СОВАРХ – проект советская архитектура (SOVARCH – soviet architecture project) http://sovarch.ru/ Фотографии старой Москвы (Photographs of old Moscow) http://oldmos.ru/ … Continue reading

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Better (off) than others

Some Constructivist buildings are doing better than others these days… in various states of condition: from vacant and dilapidated, to newly rebuilt. ^Bread Factory No.5, 1931 (currently vacant, awaiting reconstruction) ^Dinamo Stadium, 1928-1930 (currently under reconstruction) ^Central Aerohydrodynamics Institute, 1925-1931 … Continue reading

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Poster Progress!

^Telephone Station, V. Patek, 1928 ^”ZHURGAZ” Cooperative Residential Building, M. Barshch, G. Zundblat, 1934-1935 ^All-Union Electrotechnical Institute Educational Facility, L. Maylman, V. Movchan, G. Movchan, 1929-1932

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