January 25, 2007

Soviet Roadside Bus-stops

Yes, a whole collection of Soviet Roadside Bus-stops! It’s one of those sites you just have to share (which is what Max Richter does on his ‘Shortlist’.)
Soviet bus-stop

One would think that the Soviets would have come up with one universal design for this community structure – simple, functional and cheap to mass produce. However, in many instances this was not the case, much time, effort and imagination went into many roadside bus stops…. The themes that these decorated bus stops took usually varied depending on the region, often reflecting the local culture, history, or industries.

Many more here.

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