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Paper Models of the Most Controversial Buildings Erected Behind the Iron Curtain

Paper Models of the Most Controversial Buildings Erected Behind the Iron Curtain
Paper Models of the Most Controversial Buildings Erected Behind the Iron Curtain, Brutal East. Image Courtesy of Zupagrafika
Brutal East. Image Courtesy of Zupagrafika

Zupagrafika, creators of make-your-own-paper-model sets of "brut-iful" architecture in London, Paris, Warsaw, and Katowice, have released their newest set, Brutal East.

The creators' selection captures the "certainly brutal" charm of the "functionalist panelák estates and otherworldly concrete grand designs" of the Eastern Bloc. With Brutal East you can build your own...

Eastern Gate of Belgrade. Belgrade (Serbia)

Belgrad. Brutal East. Image Courtesy of Zupagrafika
Belgrad. Brutal East. Image Courtesy of Zupagrafika

“Romanița” Collective Housing Tower. Chisinau (Moldova)

Chisinau. Brutal East. Image Courtesy of Zupagrafika
Chisinau. Brutal East. Image Courtesy of Zupagrafika

House of Soviets. Kaliningrad (Russia)

Kaliningrad. Brutal East. Image Courtesy of Zupagrafika
Kaliningrad. Brutal East. Image Courtesy of Zupagrafika

Jižní Město Panelák Housing Estate. Prague (Czech Republic)

Prague. Brutal East. Image Courtesy of Zupagrafika
Prague. Brutal East. Image Courtesy of Zupagrafika

Novosmolenskaya Housing Complex. St. Petersburg (Russia)

St. Petersburg. Brutal East. Image Courtesy of Zupagrafika
St. Petersburg. Brutal East. Image Courtesy of Zupagrafika

Sporto Rūmai. Vilnius (Lithuania)

Vilnius. Brutal East. Image Courtesy of Zupagrafika
Vilnius. Brutal East. Image Courtesy of Zupagrafika

“Manhattan” Housing Complex. Wrocław (Poland)

Wroclaw. Brutal East. Image Courtesy of Zupagrafika
Wroclaw. Brutal East. Image Courtesy of Zupagrafika

Printed on eco-friendly paper, the kit includes the stories behind the buildings and a note about the architects. You can pick up a set from Zupagrafika's online shop.

Brutal East. Image Courtesy of Zupagrafika
Brutal East. Image Courtesy of Zupagrafika
Brutal East. Image Courtesy of Zupagrafika
Brutal East. Image Courtesy of Zupagrafika
Brutal East. Image Courtesy of Zupagrafika
Brutal East. Image Courtesy of Zupagrafika

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Cite: AD Editorial Team. "Paper Models of the Most Controversial Buildings Erected Behind the Iron Curtain" 22 Feb 2017. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/805890/paper-models-of-the-most-controversial-buildings-erected-behind-the-iron-curtain/> ISSN 0719-8884
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Brutal East. Image Courtesy of Zupagrafika

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