Modernist architecture in Abu Dhabi with a location map. A guide to a style of UAE architecture more familiar in the former Soviet Union and Eastern Bloc.
Architecture Blog Posts
Photos featuring ten of coolest brutalist and modernist bus stations we’ve spotted on our travels, highlighting some magnificent architecture.
An updated guide to Soviet architecture in Chisinau. Fans of Soviet buildings, monuments and mosaics will find plenty to explore in the capital of Moldova.
Kosmos IMAX in Tallinn, Estonia. Former name: Cinema Kosmos, constructed from 1959-1964. Modernist, Soviet architecture in the former USSR.
What and where are Belgrade’s Modern City Gates? Visiting the Genex Tower and Rudo, iconic tower blocks in the Serbian capital.
Explore Brutalist and Modernist architecture in Southeast Asia, a style predominantly associated with the former USSR and Eastern Bloc.
Discovering the Air Force Command building in the Belgrade municipality of Zemun. The building was attacked in the 1999 NATO bombing of Serbia.
Photo essay and thoughts on a new found admiration for unapologetic Soviet and communist-era architecture or the former U.S.S.R.
Is the Acropolis in Athens always covered in scaffolding? Answers to this plus tips on avoiding the crowds, the best time to take photographs.
Three Generations Monument in Perushtitsa is a worthwhile half-day excursion from the Bulgarian city of Plovdiv. Read our guide for independent travellers.
A photo essay of London featuring classic images, Brutalist architecture, lots of concrete, street art and quirky stuff. Imaginative photos of London, UK.
A guide to the Soviet-era architecture in Almaty including a map with the locations of the buildings and some history about the style of architecture.