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Moscow: Architectural Guide

Author/EditorKnoch, Peter (Author)
Meuser, Philipp (Author)
Martovitskaya, Anna (Author)
Publisher: DOM Publishers
ISBN: 9783869228341
Pub Date01/06/2023
BindingPaperback
Pages560
Dimensions (mm)245(h) * 134(w)
This book guides you through Moscow's history, from the fifteenth century to the present day, taking you to well-known landmarks, industrial areas and residential districts. It includes more than 550 buildings, structures, parks and squares, detailed maps and QR codes.
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For generations, the trilogy of the Kremlin, Red Square, and the GUM department store marked the undis puted centre of Moscow. The last decades brought sweeping changes to the Russian capital. Today the biggest city in Europe and undoubtfully the heart of Eurasia has many centres. Its new squares and parks have set unprecedented stan dards in urban design. And the city continues to grow - not least due to the construction of gigantic housing complexes and multifunctional projects.
This book guides you through Moscow's history, from the fifteenth century to the present day, taking you to well-known landmarks, industrial areas and residential districts. It includes more than 550 buildings, structures, parks and squares. Well-researched descriptions provide in-depth information on the built environment, while detailed maps and QR codes make it easy to find all the featured projects.

For generations, the trilogy of the Kremlin, Red Square, and the GUM department store marked the undis puted centre of Moscow. The last decades brought sweeping changes to the Russian capital. Today the biggest city in Europe and undoubtfully the heart of Eurasia has many centres. Its new squares and parks have set unprecedented stan dards in urban design. And the city continues to grow - not least due to the construction of gigantic housing complexes and multifunctional projects.
This book guides you through Moscow's history, from the fifteenth century to the present day, taking you to well-known landmarks, industrial areas and residential districts. It includes more than 550 buildings, structures, parks and squares. Well-researched descriptions provide in-depth information on the built environment, while detailed maps and QR codes make it easy to find all the featured projects.

Philipp Meuser, born in Hilden / Germany (1969), architect and publisher. Studied architecture in Berlin and Zurich with a focus on history and theory. Construction and consulting projects in Eastern Europe and Central Asia. Academic research on mass housing in the Soviet Union as well as publications on socialist architecture.

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