PHOTOGRAPHER MONOGRAPHS

PUBLISHER
FUEL Publishing

BOOK FORMAT
Hardcover, 8 x 6.5 in. / 192 pgs / 160 color.

PUBLISHING STATUS
Pub Date
Forthcoming

DISTRIBUTION
D.A.P. Exclusive
Catalog: FALL 2017 p. 58   

PRODUCT DETAILS
ISBN 9780993191183 TRADE
List Price: $32.50 CDN $42.50

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BOOKSELLER TRADE ANNOTATION

Even More Strange Soviet Bus Stops
  • Soviet Bus Stops, 9780993191107 was published in 2015 to enormous success. Now Fuel is back with a second volume
  • Even stranger bus stops in the remotest areas of Georgia and Ukraine, as well as within Russia itself. Herwig covers more than 9,000 miles from coast to coast across the largest country in the world.
  • Fuel is following the model of successful mutli volume series Russian Criminal Tattoos. Russia is sure to be in the news for the foreseeable future.
  • THE PHOTOGRAPHER: Christopher Herwig is a Canadian born photographer and videographer. Currently based in Jordan -- he is the author of SOVIET BUS STOPS
  • ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Owen Hatherley is a British writer whose work appears regularly in Architectural Review. He is author of A Guide to the New Ruins of Great Britain (Verso, 2010),) and Landscapes of Communism (Penguin 2015)

On the heels of his bestselling Soviet Bus Stops, photographer Christopher Herwig locates fresh wonders of the Soviet vernacular in Georgia, Ukraine and Russia itself

  

FUEL PUBLISHING

Soviet Bus Stops

Volume II

By Christopher Herwig. Edited by Damon Murray, Stephen Sorrell. Text by Owen Hatherley.

On the heels of his bestselling Soviet Bus Stops, photographer Christopher Herwig locates fresh wonders of the Soviet vernacular in Georgia, Ukraine and Russia itself

After the popular and critical success of his first book, Soviet Bus Stops, photographer Christopher Herwig has returned to the former Soviet Union to hunt for more. In this second volume, as well as discovering new stops in the remotest areas of Georgia and Ukraine, Herwig turns his camera to Russia itself. Following exhaustive research, he drove more than 9,000 miles from coast to coast across the largest country in the world, in pursuit of new examples of this singular architectural form.

A foreword by renowned architecture and culture critic Owen Hatherley reveals new information on the origins of the Soviet bus stop. Examining the government policy that allowed these small architectural forms to flourish, he explains how they reflected Soviet values, and how ultimately they remained—despite their incredible individuality—far-flung outposts of Soviet ideology.

The diversity of architectural approaches is staggering: juxtaposed alongside a slew of audacious modern and brutal designs, there are bus stops shaped as trains, birds, light bulbs, rockets, castles, even a bus stop incorporating a statue of St. George slaying the dragon. An essential companion to the first volume, this book provides a valuable document of these important and unique constructions.


Soviet Bus Stops

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