Derzhprom

Location: Kharkiv, Ukraine

Completed: 1928

Architects: Sergei Serafimov, Samuil Kravets and Mark Felger

Alternative name: Gosprom

Genre: Constructivist, Soviet architecture, former USSR

The Derzhprom, which is a shortening of two words meaning State Industry, was the tallest skyscraper in the Soviet Union at the time of its completion. The building was constructed when Kharkiv was the capital of the Ukrainian SSR and the design was inspired by the early 20th century skyscrapers of America.

Derzhprom (Gosprom) in Kharkiv, Ukraine | Constructivist | Soviet architecture | former USSR

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