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Listening to Visaginas: On the rescaling of silences and sounds in a former Soviet nuclear town

The Place of Silence : Architecture / Media / Philosophy

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

Book chapter

...In a circular clearing among trees just beyond the tip of Visaginas’s butterfly-shaped town plan stands a largely unused area of tarmac.This text emerges from ongoing research begun in Visaginas in 2015 by the European Humanities...

Russia, 1917–Present Day

Richard Anderson

Richard Anderson lectures in architectural history at the School of Architecture and Landscape in the University of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK, and has written extensively about Russian architecture. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sir Banister Fletcher’s Global History of Architecture Volume 2

© the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) and the University of London, 2019

Sir Banister Fletcher chapter

...The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) existed for over seventy years after the 1917 October Revolution and extended over a vast territory. A multi-national state, the USSR was composed of fifteen union republics, of which Russia...