Soviet architecture from the 60s and 70s, photographed by Frederic Chaubin

frederic chaubin 07 soviet architectural folly

Utopian soviet architecture, futuristic and sci-fi, photographed by Frederic Chaubin, editor of French magazine Citizen K. Interview and photos from Ping Mag. The architect who designed the building below was influenced by a sketch of an imaginary city drawn by a Russian artist. “Roads Ministry” (Tbilisi, Georgia, 1975). For more information on the others, see Ping.




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4 Responses to “Soviet architecture from the 60s and 70s, photographed by Frederic Chaubin”

  1. Marion Says:

    Oh, yes. I love his work !!!! I talked about him on my blog some time ago. It’s good to see him here too !

  2. Jonathan Says:

    My gosh, what a stunning collection of photos! I want to see more!

    They are just out of the world and so unlike anything else that I’ve seen…other than those Soviet bus stops that I was telling you about a couple blogs ago.

  3. knitgirl Says:

    “utopian soviet architecture” is my new fave.

    I had no idea something like this existed. thx for the schoolin’ ounoblog!

  4. Dorothy Long Says:

    Amazing view of exceptional ideas in architecture!!

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