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Soviet Bus Stops: Volume II

Soviet Bus Stops Volume II On the heels of his bestselling Soviet Bus Stops photographer Christopher Herwig locates fresh wonders of the Soviet vernacular in Georgia Ukraine and Russia itselfAfter the popular and critical suc

  • Title: Soviet Bus Stops: Volume II
  • Author: Christopher Herwig
  • ISBN: 9780993191183
  • Page: 199
  • Format: Hardcover
  • On the heels of his bestselling Soviet Bus Stops, photographer Christopher Herwig locates fresh wonders of the Soviet vernacular in Georgia, Ukraine and Russia itselfAfter the popular and critical success of his first book, Soviet Bus Stops, photographer Christopher Herwig has returned to the former Soviet Union to hunt for In this second volume, as well as discoveriOn the heels of his bestselling Soviet Bus Stops, photographer Christopher Herwig locates fresh wonders of the Soviet vernacular in Georgia, Ukraine and Russia itselfAfter the popular and critical success of his first book, Soviet Bus Stops, photographer Christopher Herwig has returned to the former Soviet Union to hunt for In this second volume, as well as discovering new stops in the remotest areas of Georgia and Ukraine, Herwig turns his camera to Russia itself Following exhaustive research, he drove than 9,000 miles from coast to coast across the largest country in the world, in pursuit of new examples of this singular architectural form.A foreword by renowned architecture and culture critic Owen Hatherley reveals new information on the origins of the Soviet bus stop Examining the government policy that allowed these small architectural forms to flourish, he explains how they reflected Soviet values, and how ultimately they remained despite their incredible individuality far flung outposts of Soviet ideology.The diversity of architectural approaches is staggering juxtaposed alongside a slew of audacious modern and brutal designs, there are bus stops shaped as trains, birds, light bulbs, rockets, castles, even a bus stop incorporating a statue of St George slaying the dragon An essential companion to the first volume, this book provides a valuable document of these important and unique constructions.

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    1. Well yes, creativity can be found in the most unusual places, as Christopher Herwig amply demonstrates with a second volume of these prosaic masterpieces. If anything, this batch is even cooler than the first. Oh, and of course they are under appreciated and disappearing as you read this.

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