Architecture

Rediscover Prague, one brutalist building at a time

Rediscover Prague, one brutalist building at a time

The Kádár cube comeback: how the humble Hungarian home inspired high-fashion and eco-friendly living

The Kádár cube comeback: how the humble Hungarian home inspired high-fashion and eco-friendly living

The story behind the Vranov dam: the concrete backbone to the Czech Republic’s hidden holiday spot | Concrete Ideas

The story behind the Vranov dam: the concrete backbone to the Czech Republic’s hidden holiday spot | Concrete Ideas

The story behind Tallinn’s concrete concert hall that’s become a Hollywood backdrop | Concrete Ideas

The story behind Tallinn’s concrete concert hall that’s become a Hollywood backdrop | Concrete Ideas

Bishkek’s multi-faith wedding palace is a futuristic, grandiose atheist temple | Concrete Ideas

Bishkek’s multi-faith wedding palace is a futuristic, grandiose atheist temple | Concrete Ideas

Adriatic dreams: the contemporary Croatian architects building a template for modern living

Adriatic dreams: the contemporary Croatian architects building a template for modern living

From Soviet monumentalism to mosques, take a peek inside the first architectural guide to Chechnya and the North Caucasus

From Soviet monumentalism to mosques, take a peek inside the first architectural guide to Chechnya and the North Caucasus

Prague’s Dancing House is a deconstructivist oddity among baroque, gothic and art nouveau buildings | Concrete Ideas

Prague’s Dancing House is a deconstructivist oddity among baroque, gothic and art nouveau buildings | Concrete Ideas

Sarajevo’s City Hall: the abundant history of Bosnia’s pseudo-Moorish landmark | Concrete Ideas

Sarajevo’s City Hall: the abundant history of Bosnia’s pseudo-Moorish landmark | Concrete Ideas

The Finnish-Russian library that united conservationists beyond borders | Concrete Ideas

The Finnish-Russian library that united conservationists beyond borders | Concrete Ideas

Illusions in concrete: the Polish buildings that promised utopia

Illusions in concrete: the Polish buildings that promised utopia

New East women: stories of resilience, celebration, and solidarity

New East women: stories of resilience, celebration, and solidarity

This colossal Soviet-era resort in Tajikistan is the dream late summer escape | Concrete Ideas

This colossal Soviet-era resort in Tajikistan is the dream late summer escape | Concrete Ideas

Tartu’s Snail Tower is a spiral-shaped postmodern tribute to eternity | Concrete Ideas

Tartu’s Snail Tower is a spiral-shaped postmodern tribute to eternity | Concrete Ideas

Tashkent’s Chorsu Bazaar blends Islamic architecture with 20th-century modernism | Concrete Ideas

Tashkent’s Chorsu Bazaar blends Islamic architecture with 20th-century modernism | Concrete Ideas

How a handcarved Tajik teahouse landed in the heart of the United States

How a handcarved Tajik teahouse landed in the heart of the United States

Letter from Zlín: the Czech town where capitalism and constructivism co-exist

Letter from Zlín: the Czech town where capitalism and constructivism co-exist

Almaty’s Arman Cinema is an ode to modernist architecture in turbulent times | Concrete Ideas

Almaty’s Arman Cinema is an ode to modernist architecture in turbulent times | Concrete Ideas

The Hungarian Pavilion offers alternative futures for 12 endangered socialist modernist masterpieces

The Hungarian Pavilion offers alternative futures for 12 endangered socialist modernist masterpieces

The story behind Kyiv’s Flowers of Ukraine, the modernist greenhouse that miraculously escaped demolition | Concrete ideas

The story behind Kyiv’s Flowers of Ukraine, the modernist greenhouse that miraculously escaped demolition | Concrete ideas