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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CCCP: Cosmic Communist Constructions Photographed by Frédéric Chaubin

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Being a native of the USSRI wondered what is this book about – not professionallybut rather because of nostalgia and interesting titles. Please keep me up to date with special offers and news just by email from carefully selected companies.

Even palaces of marriage — register offices — look like the dwellings of Martian princes. In addition the photographs emphasize the wealth of influence that was cultivated during the period, from local historical legacies to rivalry with the USA.

The photos showed off the great buildings in the Soviet Union. Begun inits construction was never completed because of its structural flaws cohstructions the collapse of the USSR. These buildings represent a chaotic impulse brought about by a decaying system.


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Frédéric Chaubin. CCCP: Cosmic Communist Constructions Photographed

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This project has been shown throughout the world, from Japan to the United States. May 31, Simon rated it really liked it Shelves: The book is full color with large detailed pictures.

Nov 29, Claudia rated it it was amazing Shelves: Your personal details will not be shared with those companies – we send the emails and you can unsubscribe at any time. Taking advantage of the collapsing monolithic structure, the holes in the widening net, architects went far beyond modernism, going back to the roots or freely frdderic.

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Soviet style: Frédéric Chaubin puts cosmic Communist constructions in the frame

Chaubin mostly concentrates on the edges of the former empire: I believe this book to be a good volume for any architect’s private collection. Some amazing structures found in the former Soviet Union and some former Warsaw Pact countries. Showing of 43 reviews.