Monuments of Russian architecture: disruption, satellite dishes and plastic Windows

Monuments of Russian architecture: disruption, satellite dishes and plastic Windows

Categories: Design and Architecture

Many old wooden houses throughout Russia are in decline: either the inhabitants and the authorities are indifferent to the historical value of these buildings, or they simply have no money to restore it.

In the village of Cherevkovo in the Arkhangelsk region is a woman named Tatiana lives in the house, which is more than 120 years. One day, Stripping the old Wallpaper, she found them under a piece of newspaper with the announcement of the first Chancellor of the German Empire Otto von Bismarck. Originally this house belonged to the merchants Gusev, but after the 1917 revolution, the family was evicted from it. The building is still in good condition: preserved carved figures on the facade, custom doors and painted walls.

Monuments of Russian architecture: disruption, satellite dishes and plastic Windows

The Director of the Museum of Moscow Alexander Morozov says that Russia has long built wooden buildings: houses, chapels, windmills. Buildings of brick could afford only rich people. "Masters made peasant houses as designs from Lego blocks: they can without a single nail to assemble the house, then disassembled it and transported to another place. Nails for such buildings are simply not required".

Monuments of Russian architecture: disruption, satellite dishes and plastic Windows

Another resident of the village Cherevkovo — Nina — 64 years living in another house Gusev. She recalls that in the past it housed the management of the farm and the library. This building survived worse than that in which he lives Tatiana. "These houses need to restore, but it no who have no money," she says.

Monuments of Russian architecture: disruption, satellite dishes and plastic Windows

 

Monuments of Russian architecture: disruption, satellite dishes and plastic Windows

Morozov says that some residents remove the carved window frames and install plastic Windows. "Even the status of historical monuments will not save these dying masterpieces."

Monuments of Russian architecture: disruption, satellite dishes and plastic Windows

 

Monuments of Russian architecture: disruption, satellite dishes and plastic Windows

 

Monuments of Russian architecture: disruption, satellite dishes and plastic Windows

 

Monuments of Russian architecture: disruption, satellite dishes and plastic Windows

 

Monuments of Russian architecture: disruption, satellite dishes and plastic Windows

 

Monuments of Russian architecture: disruption, satellite dishes and plastic Windows

 

Monuments of Russian architecture: disruption, satellite dishes and plastic Windows

 

Monuments of Russian architecture: disruption, satellite dishes and plastic Windows

 

Monuments of Russian architecture: disruption, satellite dishes and plastic Windows

 

Monuments of Russian architecture: disruption, satellite dishes and plastic Windows

 

Monuments of Russian architecture: disruption, satellite dishes and plastic Windows

 

Monuments of Russian architecture: disruption, satellite dishes and plastic Windows

 

Monuments of Russian architecture: disruption, satellite dishes and plastic Windows

 

Monuments of Russian architecture: disruption, satellite dishes and plastic Windows

 

Monuments of Russian architecture: disruption, satellite dishes and plastic Windows

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