Training the Soviet architectural avant-garde II

Various VKhUTEMAS projects

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For more posts like this, see also these previous entries:

  1. Space architecture: Training the Soviet avant-garde (1921-1930)
  2. Train stations, bread factories, and the “New City”
  3. Nikolai Ladovskii’s studio at VKhUTEMAS (1920-1930)
  4. Models and Sketches from Nikolai Ladovskii’s Studio at VKhUTEMAS-VKhUTEIN (1922-1930)
  5. Georgii Krutikov, The Flying City (VKhUTEMAS diploma project, 1928)
  6. Lidiia Komarova, architectress of the Soviet avant-garde
  7. Bauhaus color

Click any of the images below to enlarge them.

Sketches.

Models.

Students.

3 thoughts on “Training the Soviet architectural avant-garde II

  1. I wonder what these buildings would look like if they were built with materials that age with a nice patina, instead of the rubbish stuff that looks shiny new the first year and then acquires the charisma of a plastic bottle left in the woods.

  2. Pingback: Homo Ludditus – Sochi and the Soviet Constructivism

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