A guided tour of Pyongyang, the capital of North Korea. Old-fashioned hospitality in the communist D
Friday 12 May 2017
Say what you like about Yugoslav communism, but those guys certainly had some terrific architecture.
When I went looking for WWII memorials in the Balkans last year, I set myself a side-mission of photographing all the brutalist Yugoslav buildings I could find. The following gallery of 62 images is the result of that quest (with a little bit of Bulgarian brutalism thrown in for good measure).
Right now, this collection is a work in progress. I have more photos than I need, and some are very similar to each other – I’m going to have to spend some more time whittling this down to a workable number, before it ends up as a story on the front page of the blog.
In the meantime, feast your eyes on a wonderful world of concrete.
Novi Beograd, Serbia
Hotel Zlatibor, Serbia
Motel Miljevina, Bosnia
Radio & TV Building, Montenegro
Novi Zagreb, Croatia
Richter’s Rockets, Croatia
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