Yuri Avvakumov

Yuri Avvakumov is most famous for introducing the concept of “paper architecture” in the mid-1980s. The term describes architectural design concepts that were a form of political protest at what they felt was the dehumanizing nature of the concrete mass housing that constituted Russian architecture at the time.

ARTICLES BY Yuri Avvakumov


Paper Architecture

A utopian movement imagined buildings for a post-Communist world that never was