Art Deco and Soviet Architecture

  • Nikolai Vasiliev Moscow State National Research University of Civil Engineering
Keywords: Soviet architecture; Art Deco; form making; tectonics; style formation


The article tries to reveal the peculiar features of architecture of the USSR in the 1930s as a Soviet version of the world-wide Art Deco stylistics. It primarily considers the role of formal categories relating to architecture of the interwar period, and, first of all, the category of tectonics.


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How to Cite
Vasiliev, N. (2019). Art Deco and Soviet Architecture. Project Baikal, 16(62), 108-111. Retrieved from