Location: Yerevan, Armenia
Architects: Artur Tarkhanyan, Spartak Khachikyan and Hrachik Poghosyan
Alternative name: Cinema Russia
Genre: Brutalist, Soviet architecture, former USSR
Once the largest cinema in Armenia, the structure was designed to resemble the lower and upper peaks of Mount Ararat. It was a victim of the break up of the Soviet Union and was abandoned for quite some time thereafter. These days, the ground levels are used as a shopping centre.
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