Post-soviet Architecture

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

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

Aisles of plenty: reading Moscow's history through its shopping mall design

Aisles of plenty: reading Moscow’s history through its shopping mall design

American dreams: how colourful kitsch took hold of eastern Poland post-1989

American dreams: how colourful kitsch took hold of eastern Poland post-1989

Boring postcards, USSR: a photographer’s road trip into the communist past

Boring postcards, USSR: a photographer’s road trip into the communist past

Chasing light: how to survive Russia’s dark winters as a photographer

Chasing light: how to survive Russia’s dark winters as a photographer

Concretopia: searching for the secret meaning of the suburbs in eastern Europe

Concretopia: searching for the secret meaning of the suburbs in eastern Europe

Destination unknown: two decades after independence, Armenia is still caught between past and future

Destination unknown: two decades after independence, Armenia is still caught between past and future

Empire state of mind: projecting power in post-Soviet architecture

Empire state of mind: projecting power in post-Soviet architecture

Huge melon-shaped tea house opened in Tajikistan

Huge melon-shaped tea house opened in Tajikistan

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

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

Kirill Savchenkov: the Russian artist exploring existence in the post-Soviet city

Kirill Savchenkov: the Russian artist exploring existence in the post-Soviet city

Letter from: in search of progressive architecture at the Venice Biennale

Letter from: in search of progressive architecture at the Venice Biennale

Minsk: Owen Hatherley on the world's most complete, and most surprising Soviet city

Minsk: Owen Hatherley on the world’s most complete, and most surprising Soviet city

My Belgrade: Looking for the traces of a vanished country

My Belgrade: Looking for the traces of a vanished country

Post-millenial Moscow: Vladimir Paperny on six types of 21st century architecture

Post-millenial Moscow: Vladimir Paperny on six types of 21st century architecture

Post-Soviet city: a special report on the photography of the former eastern bloc

Post-Soviet city: a special report on the photography of the former eastern bloc

Power structure: why the architecture of the eastern bloc still looms large after communism

Power structure: why the architecture of the eastern bloc still looms large after communism

This is Vilnius: capturing the changing face of a city in real time

This is Vilnius: capturing the changing face of a city in real time