Romanita Collective Housing Tower
Location: Chisinau, Moldova
Architect: O. Vronsky
Genre: Brutalist, Soviet architecture, former USSR
Romanita, informally known as “Daisy” (romanita is the Romanian word for chamomile which is a form of daisy), was built as social housing to accommodate small family units. A socialist experiment in community living, the 73-metre high tower is still used for that purpose today but is showing definite signs of decay.
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