Avant-Garde Architecture Tour. Key Names and Monuments
Russian Avant-garde is well-known and admired all over the world. During this tour, you will learn about the origins of this style, its most prominent names, and the ideas that still serve as a source of inspiration for the modern architects. You will visit a few exceptional Avant-garde buildings that will tell you a story of the early Soviet utopian projects.
You will see:
Melnikov House (1929), a private house turned into an ultimate Avant-garde manifesto.
Narkomfin Building (1930), a commune house with the two-level “living cellsˮ.
Rusakov Workers' Club (1929) with transformable inner spaces.
Tsentrosoyuz Building (1935), the biggest pre-war building of Le Corbusier.
Other examples of Avant-garde architecture.
Languages available: English, Russian.
Duration: 3 hours.