“Belyayevo Forever”. The Intangible Heritage

This project explores the nature of Soviet apartment blocks during the Thaw, culminating in an application to UNESCO to include the Moscow suburb of Belyayevo in the World Heritage Sites list. Belyayevo, an area of repetitive, near-identical apartment blocks, does not fit the usual UNESCO criteria, but Kuba uses his findings to make the argument that the guidelines should also include intangible value. Download PDF