All Architecture

1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5

Between 1932 and 1965 during Soviet rule, a picturesque retreat for the Writers’ Union of Armenia was built on the sprawling shore of Lake Sevan outside the nearby capital of Yerevan. The two buildings that form the Sevan Writers’ Resort—the guest house (1932-1935) and the lounge (1963-1965) were..

Add to a collection

Zvartnots International Airport is located near Zvartnots, 12 km west of Yerevan, the capital city of Armenia. It acts as the main international airport of Armenia and is Yerevan's main international transport hub. It is the busiest airport in the nation. The airport was built in 1961. An open..

Add to a collection

The Yerevan Metro is a rapid transit system that serves the capital of Armenia, Yerevan. The system was launched in 1981 and like most former Soviet Metros, its stations are very deep (20–70 meters underground) and intricately decorated with national motifs. The metro runs on a 13.4 kilometers..

Add to a collection

Youth Palace

Yerevan, Armenia
by Arthur Tarkhanyan

The Youth Palace was constructed in the end if the 1960s by A.Tarkhanyan, G. Poghosyan, S. Khachikyan and M. Zaqaryan. Resembling and often called a giant corncob, the Youth Palace was a large building on the fringe of central Yerevan, with a hotel, swimming pool, marriage hall (ZAKS), and other..

Add to a collection

Rossiya Cinema

Yerevan, Armenia
by Arthur Tarkhanyan

The Rossiya Cinema was considered the largest cinema in Armenia, accommodating 2500 visitors. Constructed between 1968 and 1975 by Armenian architects Spartak Khachikyan, Hrachik Poghosyan, and Artur Tarkhanyan. Cinema Rossiya, later known as Soviets Rossiya and Aryarat, was built to resemble the..

Add to a collection

Aurora Resort Hotels

Cap Aurora, Romania
by Dinu Gheorghiu

Completed in 1973, Aurora is the newest resort of the Romanian socialist leisure development to be built. With an original capacity of 2,700 bed-places, it is amongst the smallest resorts, but it easily stands out due to its distinctive architecture.

Designed by architect Dinu Gheorghiu,..

Add to a collection

As part of the second stage of the post-war seaside leisure development in Romania, a series of resorts were erected form scratch on the far south Black Sea coast, close to the Bulgarian border. Although many of the hotels in these resorts were standardised tower-blocks, a few buildings stand out..

Add to a collection

Restaurant Neon

Eforie Nord, Romania
by Aron Solari-Grimberg, ...

Built in 1958, the Neon Restaurant in the Eforie Nord resort, Romania, was part of an urban scale development plan, meant to bring seaside leisure programmes to the masses. Serving the few nearby low-rise hotels, the Neon Restaurant designed by architects C. Lăzărescu and A. Solari-Grimberg has a..

Add to a collection

1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5

Contribute