Remnants of soviet architecture in Georgia

Roberto Conte and Stefano Perego are two italian photographers that created together this fascinating series on the remants soviet architecture in Georgia. They realized this project between 2015 and 2016, when the two photographers travelled to Georgia looking for remnants of the soviet times. The choices include  monuments and historical buildings transformed into museums, libraries or even banks.

Tbilisi. Archaeological Museum (1988). © Stefano Perego

The former Ministry of Highway Construction of the Georgian Soviet Socialist Republic, by the architects George Chakhava and Zurab Jalaghania and the engineer Temur Tkhilava (1975), now Bank of Georgia Headquarters. Tbilisi. © Roberto Conte

Zestafoni. Art school. © Roberto Conte

Chiatura. Soviet war memorial and residential buildings. © Stefano Perego

Marneuli. “And They Shall Grow”, a sculpture by Merab Berdzenishvili (1975). © Stefano Perego

Gudauri. Russian Georgian Friendship Monument (1983). © Stefano Perego

Tbilisi. Former Auditorium of the Industrial Technical College (1976). © Roberto Conte

Tbilisi. Technical Library, by G. Bichiasshvili (1985). © Roberto Conte

Chiatura. Administrative office building. © Stefano Perego

Tbilisi. The Palace of Ceremonies/Rituals, by Victor Djorbenadze (1984-1985). © Roberto Conte

Zhinvali. Aragveli monument. © Stefano Perego

Tbilisi. Housing complex, by Otar Kalandarishvili and G. Potskhishvili (1976). © Roberto Conte