Published by Taschen, a book of photographs by Frédéric Chaubin is a visual exploration of the ‘fourth and final age of Soviet architecture’. The exhibition»Frédéric Chaubin. CCCP – Cosmic Communist Constructions Photographed«comprises a set of ninety photographs by French publicist. In this volume photographer Frédéric Chaubin reveals 90 buildings sited in fourteen former Soviet Republics which express what could be considered as the .

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I happen to really like brutalist architecture and this book not only has that, it has some out there, futuristic, sci-fi looking structures.

AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. James rated it really liked it Apr 01, This book is practically all photos, I feel anyone could fredeirc enjoy this as a gift granted they have the slightest interest in architecture, art, design, photography, or the soviet era.

Some amazing structures found in the former Soviet Union and some former Warsaw Pact countries. Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. Aside from feeding my obsession with Russia, this book is beautifully presented and fascinating. Add all three to Cart Add all three to List. Language German and English Description 23 p.

CCCP: Cosmic Communist Constructions Photographed by Frédéric Chaubin – review

Show 25 25 50 All. And there is rarely any exterior texture. Feb 10, Gareth Evans rated it really liked it. I would hope investors would buy this book and scout out these areas of empty real estate. Their diversity announced the end of the Soviet Union. This wonderful book reveals a creative burgeoning that took place from until The monuments which don’t NEED windows are impressive, though.


Pages with related products. Knowing next to nothing about architecture, I was impressed by the accessibility and context provided by the introduction, but obviously a book like this lives or dies on its visual content, and the photos are fantastic. Customers who viewed this item also viewed.

CCCP: Cosmic Communist Constructions Photographed

Their diversity announces the end of Soviet Union. A photographic record of 90 weird and wonderful buildings from the last decades of the Photgoraphed.

Ennis rated it it was amazing. Some of the daring ones completed projects that the Constructivists would have dreamt of Druzhba Sanatorium, Yaltaothers expressed their imagination in an expressionist way Palace of Weddings, Tbilisi. There is a fortune to be earned by purchasing these lost properties and rennovating them for modern use. The photography is superb, the subject buildings astonishing.

There is no too much ccommunist in this book however the pictures speak for themselves. According to Chaubin, this sudden flourish in the diversity of shapes during the late s is an expression of the demise in Soviet totalitarian homogeneity. Wow, what happens when civilizations rise and fall? Get to Know Us. Aug 05, JBP rated it it was amazing Shelves: Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Some amazing structures found in the former Soviet Union and some former Warsaw Pact countries.


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Makes me want to book a flight on the next plane to Tashkent. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. Leaves you wanting to know more, much more. No trivia or quizzes yet. Amazon Second Chance Pass constructionss on, trade it in, give it a second life. No student of architecture or the USSRI had to approach this book as a spectacle — and what a spectacle! Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? The book is full color with large detailed pictures.

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