• The Architecture of North Caucasus

    2 monthes ago - By Arch Daily

    Hotel Amanauz. Image © Thomas Paul Mayer
    The little-known and remote area of North Caucasus is an intricate assemblage of territories, ethnicities, languages, religions, and, consequently, architectures, from Tsarist-era buildings to mosques, traditional bas-reliefs, and Soviet Modernism. The setting of controversial events and a heterogeneous cultural environment, in many ways, North Caucasus is a borderland between Europe and Asia, the former USSR and the Middle East, Christianity and Islam. Photographs by Gianluca Pardelli , Thomas Paul Mayer and Nikolai Vassiliev provide an...
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