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Palace of culture, Podolsk

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Comments (5)

Boris Miller on April 22, 2013

Fine example of Constructivism! Interesting, that the word Palace was used in Soviet times without a hint of contradiction. Palace of Sports, Pioneers, Justice... Spirit of the Revolution was: «Мир хижинам, война дворцам» (Peace to shacks, war to palaces), but many words changed their meaning with time, and now this Palace has a "Tickets" sign in the entrance :)

Maria Galushkina on April 23, 2013

Constructivism is not very popular nowadays, but it still looks very modern. I guess many architects use it as inspiration or a starting point in their work.

This building might looks different, but has the same spirit.

Boris Miller on April 23, 2013

Hi Maria, the link doesn't open for some reason, but it' ok. Is this building relatively new? Like with any timeless classic, it's hard to tell :)

Maria Galushkina on April 23, 2013

It's Federal Courthouse in Eugene, Oregon.

Try this link,+Oregon.&newwindow=1&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=AaV2Ud7LJZTS4QTGwICIDA&ved=0CAcQ_AUoAQ&biw=1220&bih=715

Maria Galushkina on April 23, 2013

This one is good pic too.

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