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Stalin's baroque style in Poland's architecture


ConstantineK 26 | 1,259  
11 Mar 2009 /  #1
I have seen an accusing post about Stalin's architecture in one of my off-topic thread. what do you think about it. May be you have your favorite pieces?
time means 5 | 1,309  
11 Mar 2009 /  #2
the tv tower in berlin, does that count?
OP ConstantineK 26 | 1,259  
11 Mar 2009 /  #3
No, it is rather Brezhnev's one.
time means 5 | 1,309  
11 Mar 2009 /  #4
heroes square in budapest?
pawian 195 | 19,915  
11 Mar 2009 /  #5
I accuse Stalin of installing this monstrosity in Warsaw!
OP ConstantineK 26 | 1,259  
11 Mar 2009 /  #6
I don't have possibility to see your photographs, but think one of them is Stalin's skyscraper in Warsaw? But why you can revere baroque, refusing the same Stalin's patterns?
time means 5 | 1,309  
11 Mar 2009 /  #7
the ufo bar on the bridge in bratislava.
pawian 195 | 19,915  
11 Mar 2009 /  #8
I don't have possibility to see your photographs,

Why?

but think one of them is Stalin's skyscraper in Warsaw?

Yes.

But why you can revere baroque, refusing the same Stalin's patterns?

This is baroque which I revere:
OP ConstantineK 26 | 1,259  
11 Mar 2009 /  #9
Strange taste, do you rever grandma clothes-presses?
pawian 195 | 19,915  
11 Mar 2009 /  #10
What???? :):):):)

So, you were finally able to open the photos? :):):):)
time means 5 | 1,309  
11 Mar 2009 /  #11
i remember seeing the tv tower (top dome) decked out as a football for the 06 world cup and the toilets in the ufo bar are funny.
OP ConstantineK 26 | 1,259  
11 Mar 2009 /  #12
Funny? Why? Stalin's architecture was not dedicated to be fun!

I turned the set with pix on my phone. (to pawian)
z_darius 14 | 3,968  
12 Mar 2009 /  #13
I didn't realize there was such a thing as "Stalin's baroque".
Stalinist architecture strikes me as similar to Nazi architecture. Overblown, huge, inhuman. It has certainly little to do with baroque. If someone has any idea what baroque is, that is.
Bratwurst Boy 12 | 13,204  
12 Mar 2009 /  #14
i remember seeing the tv tower (top dome) decked out as a football for the 06 world cup and the toilets in the ufo bar are funny.

Yup! :)
I don't know anyone who calls the tower "stalinist"....

If someone has any idea what baroque is, that is.

Something like this, yes? :)

pic
OP ConstantineK 26 | 1,259  
12 Mar 2009 /  #15
Something like this, yes? :)

Nope, it is neo-baroque style.

I didn't realize there was such a thing as "Stalin's baroque".

Oh Brat, you don't have any specimen of Stalin's baroque buildings, may be except Treptov park.
time means 5 | 1,309  
12 Mar 2009 /  #16
Yup! :)
I don't know anyone who calls the tower "stalinist"....

nice pic, thanks bb. i was in berlin for the england -portugal match. crap result but a great time.

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