Power and architecture

Public space and the post-Soviet city

Part 4:

The Afterlives of Modernity

Power and architecture

Suspended city: A visit to New Belgrade, the town caught outside time

Power and architecture

Beyond history: How does Armenia's capital city resolve its Soviet past with its capitalist present?

Power and architecture

The mighty have fallen: Toppling statues in the name of decommunisation


Part 3:

Citizen Activated Space - Museum of Skateboarding

Power and architecture

Urban vibrations: If you want to feel the city, skate it, says artist Kirill Savchenkov

Power and architecture

Traces of fantasy: The trauma and dynamism of Romania's urban transformation

Power and architecture

Unfinished business: What individual tragedies reside in Poland's half-built houses?

Power and architecture

Monument valley: Constructing a costly myth in the Macedonian capital


Part 2:

Dead Space and Ruins

Power and architecture

Block party: Meet the people who live among the brutalist edifices of New Belgrade

Power and architecture

A tale of two cities: Ryan Koopmans photographs the old and new capitals of Kazakhstan

Power and architecture

Lost empire: Eric Lusito searched for abandoned Soviet military bases. What he found was amazing

Power and architecture

Snow ghosts: Haunting images of derelict Soviet infrastructure


Part 1:

Utopia and Modernity

Power and architecture

Beauty and the east: Is it time to kick our addiction to ruin porn?

Power and architecture

Heaven and earth: The DIY architects behind communist Poland's amazing wave of hand-built churches

Power and architecture

:Promised land: Meet the artist mapping the mythology of the post-Soviet landscape

Power and architecture

Palace coups: Reconstructing history in the heart of Berlin

Power and architecture

Empire state of mind: How do you update a vast Stalinist exhibition space for the present day?

Power and architecture

City of disappearances: How do you conserve buildings in a Moscow turning its back on the past?

Power and architecture

Arch of history: What the ruins of Palmyra reveal about conflicting visions of the East and the West

Power and architecture

Vertical city: Here's why Moscow's modernist architecture is best seen from above

Power and architecture

The long view: Should Kiev erase its Soviet past or learn to live with history?

Power and architecture

Imperial pomp: Life in the shadow of the post-Soviet high-rise

Power and architecture

Power and architecture: Introduction


Video: Anton Ginzburg, Hyperborea, (2011), courtesy of artist