Tower Blocks

Strange lands: how western pop videos can't get enough of the ‘exotic’ new east

Strange lands: how western pop videos can’t get enough of the ‘exotic’ new east

Tbilisi Architecture Biennial: can informal architecture save the city?

Tbilisi Architecture Biennial: can informal architecture save the city?

The allure of the tower block: what keeps us coming back to images of post-Soviet mundanity?

The allure of the tower block: what keeps us coming back to images of post-Soviet mundanity?

The calming beauty of architectural minimalism captured on camera

The calming beauty of architectural minimalism captured on camera

This new video game lets you do nothing in particular in a suburban Russian tower block

This new video game lets you do nothing in particular in a suburban Russian tower block

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

Traces of fantasy: the trauma and dynamism of Romania’s urban transformation

Watch: is Jamie XX's stunning new video a homage to eastern European bleakness?

Watch: is Jamie XX’s stunning new video a homage to eastern European bleakness?

What next for Eastern Europe’s mass housing heritage? Owen Hatherley on the past and future of the tower block

What next for Eastern Europe’s mass housing heritage? Owen Hatherley on the past and future of the tower block