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Old August 9th, 2014, 03:06 PM   #341
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Old August 13th, 2014, 12:28 PM   #342
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Library of Romanian Academy, Cluj-Napoca, Romania (built in 1976).



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Old August 17th, 2014, 09:18 PM   #343
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Old August 18th, 2014, 10:49 AM   #344
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Old August 18th, 2014, 07:13 PM   #345
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After constructivism, postconstructivism and Stalinist classicism, СССР enter in phase of decandency in architecture but some buildings even in that period are interesting.

Monument to the Conquerors of Space and Memorial Museum of Astronautics-Moscow(1964)

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The Monument to the Conquerors of Space (1964), by sculptor A.P. Faidysh-Krandievsky and architects A.N. Kolchin and M.O. Barshch:


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is very similar — I dare say: not by mere chance — to another soviet monument, The Conquest of Space (1971), by Barsh, Kolchin, Faidish (maybe the same A.P. Faidysh-Krandievsky as before?) and Youri Neroda; it was a gift from the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics to the UN, it is 1/4 the height of the former, and is hosted in the garden of Palais des Nation, in Geneve:


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Imho the latter is somewhat more abstract, no rocket at the high end — looks like they were expecting that-one-guy's criticism — and the vertical frontal rise. Some further details taken from the same flickr page linked above (in the name of the monument):

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The slender, arrow-shaped plinth is 28 metres high and formed from Ukrainian stone covered with a thin layer of titanium (the heat-resistant element used to protect spacecraft).
A few metres away, the bronze statue of a cosmonaut in a spacesuit with arms reaching to the skies symbolises mankind’s wish to explore outer space.
The work’s major creator was the Russian sculptor Youri Neroda, who was unable to attend the monument’s inauguration in 1971 because of the tragic deaths of three Russian cosmonauts.
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Old August 18th, 2014, 07:22 PM   #346
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Now I actually think it looks good with the rocket at the end. It makes more sense considering it's age.
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Old August 18th, 2014, 11:39 PM   #347
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Tiuna city, public socialist compound in Caracas, Venezuela:







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Old August 20th, 2014, 01:49 PM   #348
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Old August 20th, 2014, 09:29 PM   #349
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Socialist architecture is the worst architecture in human history
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Old August 20th, 2014, 09:35 PM   #350
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Not if it's restored properly.
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Old August 20th, 2014, 10:03 PM   #351
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Abandoned building from the 1980's in Skopje, Macedonia. It was some administrative center of some company that bankrupted somewhere in the 1990's. The photo is by me.

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Old August 23rd, 2014, 10:33 AM   #352
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Commieblock in Zenica, Bosnia. The tallest tower has 27 floors and its about 100 m tall.

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Old August 23rd, 2014, 11:32 AM   #353
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Commieblock in Zagreb, Croatia

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Old August 27th, 2014, 11:21 AM   #354
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One of the most beautiful Soviet buildings:
Hamalir, Yerevan, Armenia (1984)



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Old August 28th, 2014, 08:12 PM   #355
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Abandoned House of Culture

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Old August 30th, 2014, 06:33 PM   #356
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But i think there's a distinction between architecture made under socialist regimes, and architecture that was designed and inspired by socialist ideas and world view. In many cases "socialist" buildings are not from a different style, they just happened to be built in a country under a socialist regime.
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Old August 31st, 2014, 09:01 PM   #357
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these days socialism architecture re-invented in Turkey, but in a more massive scale!

nowadays way of making money in Turkey


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Old August 31st, 2014, 09:09 PM   #358
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Hotel Izgrev, Struga, Macedonia (built in the 1970's, recently was reconstructed and kept it's shape and look)

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Nice one. I know that was abandoned, but are there any photos after reconstruction?

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Hotel Izgrev in Struga. Built in the 1970's, recently renewed and reconstructed.



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