The building of the People’s Commissariat of Heavy Industry, architectural team, A. Vesoin, V, Vesnin, S. Lyaschenko, 1934.

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The building of the People’s Commissariat of Heavy Industry, architectural team, A. Vesoin, V, Vesnin, S. Lyaschenko, 1934.

Subject

imagined cities, Stalin's Plan, minicab 2,

Description

One of the most ambitious architectural works during this period, the People's Commissariat of Heavy Industry if built would have been one of the tallest and largest complexes in the world. If built, the complex would have stretched over four hectares of land, and would of had a volume of 110,000 cubic meters. Like other project, this building revisits while recycles neoclassical values, while also typifying the developing of a social realist aesthetic.

Source

http://www.joe0.com/2006/05/21/the-architecture-of-moscow-unrealised-projects/

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“The building of the People’s Commissariat of Heavy Industry, architectural team, A. Vesoin, V, Vesnin, S. Lyaschenko, 1934.,” Mapping Cultural Space Across Eurasia, accessed July 3, 2022, https://eurasia.omeka.fas.harvard.edu/items/show/717.

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