“Eternal Monuments in The Dark”: Photograher Captures Brutalist Beauty Of Fragments of The Socialist Era

According to Xiao Yang, a Chinese urban explorer and photographer, based in Spain: “I’m a photographer and designer who is from Beijing, China. Since 2018, I have moved to Spain to live. I studied and worked as a user experience designer in my past career. Photography may not be my full-time job, but it’s definitely my full-time obsession.” Continue reading »

Impressive Examples of Soviet Brutalism in Architecture

Brutalism – an architectural style of the XX century that separated from modernism. Architects who work in this style are soft on brutal forms and getting much concrete. Continue reading »

Stunning Socialist-Era Architecture: The Brutalism Of Zagreb, Croatia

Exploring Communist-era or Socialist-era architecture isn’t on the standard bucket list of most European tourists. The historic old-worldliness of European cities is legendary, indeed, most tourists crave a labyrinth of winding cobble-stoned streets, lined with richly decorated centuries-old buildings – the typical scenes in the “old town” at the heart of most European cities. However, there is a often a much more brutal, and somewhat unknown side to these same locations. Continue reading »

Postage Stamps of the Great Socialist People’s Libyan Arab Jamahiriya


Very antique. Continue reading »