Chertanovo housing project in Moscow, Russia (25 images)

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"North Chertanovo Residential Zone is a geometric utopia of Soviet planners, built in the 70's with the latest available technology. In Palmin's minimalist photographs, today's Chertanovo is a lost paradise without a single inhabitant. In declaring the subordinate role of the architectural photographer and simply following the architect's conception, Palmin depicts a pure form, but his photographic methods possess the characteristics of a neutron bomb. People have been banished from his...
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