Book cover of Moscow Monumental: Soviet Skyscrapers and Urban Life in Stalin's Capital by Katherine Zubovich
Engineering & Transportation

Moscow Monumental: Soviet Skyscrapers and Urban Life in Stalin’s Capital

An in-depth history of the Stalinist skyscraper

In the early years of the Cold War, the skyline of Moscow was forever transformed by a citywide skyscraper building project. As the steel girders of the monumental towers went up, the centuries-old metropolis was reinvented to embody the greatness of Stalinist society.¬†Moscow Monumental¬†explores how the quintessential architectural works of the late Stalin era fundamentally reshaped daily life in the Soviet capital. […Learn More]