Frederic Chaubin – CCCP

I went to the book signing of fashion editor and photographer Frederic Chaubin’s new Taschen monograph last night. For CCCP (Cosmic Communist Constructions Photographed) Frederic spent 7 years documenting Soviet architecture from all corners of the former empire, a style of architecture almost forgotten in the West. The book has a strong and powerful design aesthetic, a fitting tribute to these monstrous and monumental buildings.

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One Response to “Frederic Chaubin – CCCP”

  1. Vladimir Says:

    Here is the link to read about this period and see more of the original photos of many of the same buildings:
    http://curatorialproject.com/books/sovietmodernism195585.html

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