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The Zuyev (also: Zuev) Workers’ Club in Moscow is a prominent work of constructivist architecture. Designed by Ilya Golosov in 1926 and completed in 1928, it housed various facilities to educate and entertain Moscow workers in line with the revolution.

The composition of this building is based..

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Gorky Palace of Culture

St. Petersburg, Russia
by D. L. Krichevskii, ...

The first in Leningrad and the USSR was the Palace of Culture (DK - Dom Kultury) which was opened on Stachek Square in 1927 (since 1933 - named after M. Gorky) for the 10th anniversary of the October Revolution. It was erected between 1925 and 1927 after plans by the architects A.I. Gegello and..

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In 1930, a competition was held for the Proletarsky District Palace of Culture, to be built on the site of the demolished Simonov Monastery. After the competition ended with no clear winner, the task was awarded to the Vesnin brothers, who had not taken part in the competition. The architecture..

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Builders Club

Yekaterinburg, Russia
by Yakov Kornfeld

The Builders 'Club was designed and built in the capital of the Ural - Sverdlovsk (now Yekaterinburg) on the order of the builders' trade union. The project was completed by Yakov Kornfeld in 1929 and contains the most vivid ideas of clubs building in the avant-garde style. The building was..

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The Palace of Culture was built in 1931-38. in Moscow district Fili at aircraft factory #22. This is the first in Moscow so large Palace of Culture with a diverse indoor use. It reminds Palace of Culture ZIL by Vesnins Brothers in its structure and details. The Palace was named after the director..

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The pavilion of Yugoslavia was designed by the architect Vjenčeslav Richter, who originally proposed to suspend the whole structure from a giant cable-stayed mast. When that proved too difficult, Richter devised a tension column consisting of six steel arches supported by a pre-stressed cable,..

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Republic Square: TR3

Ljubljana, Slovenia
by Edvard Ravnikar

Republic Square complex is the biggest project of a single architect in Ljubljana's center. Edvard Ravnikar won first prize in 1960 competition. The original request was to make a monument memory for the revolution. It was planned as a new Slovenian political center with a square for mass..

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Šerafudin White Mosque

Visoko, Bosnia and Herzegovina
by Zlatko Ugljen

The White Mosque serves as the religious and intellectual centre for the community. Its geometrically simple plan encloses a complex, slope-ceilinged, skylit volume, pure, abstract, sparsely ornamented and painted white.

The archetypal Bosnian mosque has a simple square plan crowned by a..

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