Category: Architecture

Revolution Square in Moscow (1971)

Revolution Square in Moscow (1971)

St Sofia’s Cathedral in Kyiv, Ukraine (1950)

St Sofia’s Cathedral in Kyiv, Ukraine (1950)

Nevsky Prospect in Leningrad (1950s). View from Kazansky…

Nevsky Prospect in Leningrad (1950s). View from Kazansky Cathedral.

AN-2V airplane on Lake Onega, Kizhi island (1973)

AN-2V airplane on Lake Onega, Kizhi island (1973)

Moscow, house of Pyotr Pashkov (1780s) and entrance to the Lenin…

Moscow, house of Pyotr Pashkov (1780s) and entrance to the Lenin Library metro station (1935).

Bell tower of the drowned Nicholas the Miracle Maker Cathedral…

Bell tower of the drowned Nicholas the Miracle Maker Cathedral in Kalyazin, Tver region of Russia (1977)

Moscow D. Mendeleev Institute of Chemical Technology (1960s) 

Moscow D. Mendeleev Institute of Chemical Technology (1960s) 

Church of Nikolai the Miracle Worker in Kobona, Leningrad region…

Church of Nikolai the Miracle Worker in Kobona, Leningrad region (1985)

One of Stalinist skyscrapers in Moscow – residential building on…

One of Stalinist skyscrapers in Moscow – residential building on Kotelnicheskaya Embankment (1979)

Spent the day in Nizhny Novgorod today, had a rendezvous with my…

Spent the day in Nizhny Novgorod today, had a rendezvous with my favorite post-constructivist building.

It was designed by Alexander Yakovlev and built in 1933-1934. Originally a hotel, it became a shopping center in late 90s.