Location: Slavutych, Ukraine
Architects: I.N. Dubasov, V.M. Petrov, V.I. Dovgalyuk and S.I. Nivin
Alternative name: City Hall
Genre: Modernist, Soviet architecture, former USSR
Slavutych is a purpose-built city in the north of Ukraine that was created from scratch to house civilians evacuated from the Chernobyl disaster of 1986. The city was designed and built by architects and workers from eight different countries, all of which were part of the Soviet Union at the time. These were Armenia, Azerbaijan, Estonia, Georgia, Latvia, Lithuania, Russia and Ukraine and representatives from each one were tasked with planning and building a section of the city that was indicative of the architectural style in their own country.
The Regional Administration is one of a number of buildings in the pedestrianised town centre that were designed in the style of Soviet modernism and were all clad in white stone that came from the Bilohirsk region of the Crimea. More information about Slavutych.
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