Soviet Architecture

The twisted fate of Bishkek’s treasured UFO-like Soviet-era circus | Concrete Ideas

The twisted fate of Bishkek’s treasured UFO-like Soviet-era circus | Concrete Ideas

The late Soviet cafe that sparked a civic movement in Moldova | Concrete Ideas

The late Soviet cafe that sparked a civic movement in Moldova | Concrete Ideas

Eastern Bloc architecture: sci-fi cinemas | part 10

Eastern Bloc architecture: sci-fi cinemas | part 10

How one Russian filmmaker captured the soundtrack to life in Moscow’s Soviet prefab housing

How one Russian filmmaker captured the soundtrack to life in Moscow’s Soviet prefab housing

Soviet housing is finally getting a smart tech makeover. All hail the ‘Smartovka’

Soviet housing is finally getting a smart tech makeover. All hail the ‘Smartovka’

One photographer traces Moscow’s architectural history through its iconic metro stations

One photographer traces Moscow’s architectural history through its iconic metro stations

Moody postcards of sprawling Soviet housing blocks photographed at ‘blue hour’

Moody postcards of sprawling Soviet housing blocks photographed at ‘blue hour’

Take to the skies to experience the New East’s hidden architectural beauty

Take to the skies to experience the New East’s hidden architectural beauty

Under a cloud: what’s it like to live in the town next door to Chernobyl?

Under a cloud: what’s it like to live in the town next door to Chernobyl?

One photographer finds the poetry in post-Soviet urban chaos 

One photographer finds the poetry in post-Soviet urban chaos 

Here’s your chance to explore Almaty’s iconic architecture online

Here’s your chance to explore Almaty’s iconic architecture online

Letter from Bishkek: Soviet utopia meets postmodern charm in Kyrgyzstan’s garden city capital

Letter from Bishkek: Soviet utopia meets postmodern charm in Kyrgyzstan’s garden city capital

24 hours in Bratislava: what to see and do in Slovakia’s stylish capital

24 hours in Bratislava: what to see and do in Slovakia’s stylish capital

Watch the new film celebrating Ukraine’s Brutalist beauty

Watch the new film celebrating Ukraine’s Brutalist beauty

Georgia’s iconic TV tower could soon be open to the public

Georgia’s iconic TV tower could soon be open to the public

Watch as this Bratislava hotel is transformed into a street art masterpiece

Watch as this Bratislava hotel is transformed into a street art masterpiece

This new map is showcasing the Moscow metro's hidden design gems

This new map is showcasing the Moscow metro’s hidden design gems

Uncover Slovakia's Soviet-era gems with Bratislava’s skate scene

Uncover Slovakia’s Soviet-era gems with Bratislava’s skate scene