Wednesday, January 31, 2007

Soviet Block

For some reason Soviet achitecture is so beautiful to me. I think there is this romantic notion of once great empires that collapse and leave traces of their existence spread across their territories. These Soviet bus shelters are great. via SwissMiss.

I love this one above and its weirdly angled roof.


Anonymous rachel said...

wow, those are interesting. they're so sculptural.

8:37 PM  
Blogger Spray Glue said...

I know and how is the choice of colours?
I sat and looked et them for ages. Thing I love the most is the isolation in the landscape of the shelters. Its like a sanctuary in the middle of nowhere.


8:12 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Have you seen Moscow metro? Bus shelters is nothing comparing to it. Every stop is like a museum. None of the stations look alike.

5:57 PM  

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