90 buildings, scattered around 14 ex-soviet states, without trend, without a common 'school.' Is this evidence of pure innovation? Indeed it is to Frédéric Chaubin, French photographer and editor of Citizen K, who was fascinated by this unexplored window of Soviet architecture in the 1920s through to the 1950s, what he calls its fourth and final stage. Benedikt Taschen when approached with the idea of publishing the book, was equally enthusiastic about the idea and working with Chaubin, six months down the line we have it: 'Cosmic Communist Constructions Photographed' in our Crane.tv office.
The Week in Pictures: Dec. 9, 2016
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