COFFEE TABLE BOOK OF THE WEEK: CCCP

posted by on 2011.03.23, under Coffee Table Book of the Week
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This week’s hot off the press pick, Frederic Chaubin: Cosmic Communist Constructions Photographed is a breathtaking collection of 90 unusual buildings built between 1970 and 1990, sited and photographed in the former Soviet Republics.

 

Frederic Chaubin: Cosmic Communist Constructions Photographed

This 20 year period of free form buildings expresses a unique span of post-Stalinist history and has never been documented until now. Fans of Soviet paraphernalia and Brutalist architecture and design will truly enjoy this book. $35.11 on Amazon.

 

“…an eye-opening experience for those who assumed that Soviet architecture died with the rise of Stalin.” -The New York Times.” Leaf through it.

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