Photographs of some of the best examples of Soviet modernism in the former USSR, plus a brief explanation of this genre of architecture.
Laguna Vere Sports Centre in Tbilisi, Georgia. Also known as Leminsky Komsomol Central Water and Sports Complex. Soviet mosaic in the former USSR.
Vake Park World War II Memorial complex in Tbilisi, Georgia. Constructed between 1980 and 1985. Soviet war memorial in the former USSR.
Visiting the now abandoned Composers’ House in Borjomi, Georgia. The kind of artistic and intellectual retreat was typical in the former Soviet Union.
The main building of Expo Georgia (formerly VDNKH Exhibition Centre) in Tbilisi. Modernist, Soviet architecture in the former USSR.
Soviet-era relief on the outer wall of the District Court in Tskaltubo, a spa town near Kutaisi in central Georgia (Caucasus). Former USSR.