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A guide to Soviet modernism in the Armenian capital
Architect Tigran Harutyunyan picks Yerevan’s 10 most interesting modernist buildings.
Russia’s role in the New Silk Road: Opportunities and challenges
Bringing the ancient trade route back to life could turn Russia into a major global trade channel. But there are many obstacles ahead.
First glimpse into the Narkomfin renovation: The rebirth of a Constructivist icon
A rare case of meticulous restoration of an avant-garde monument.
‘A complete remake of what we consider normal’: Blade Runner designer on the future of design
The guru of sci-fi design Syd Mead on his method, ethic, and the inspiration for the creation of the Blade Runner world.
The Russian housing dream vs reality
What kind of property Russians are dreaming of and what they end up buying, plus how the dead influence the housing market.
How To Apply To Strelka
To help new applicants, Strelka Magazine collected feedback from Strelka alumni to guide your journey from the point of application to graduation. Read their advice on portfolio, interview, and how alumni applied their knowledge and experience gained at Strelka.
A guide to the Soviet modernist legacy of Chisinau
Discover the most interesting Soviet buildings in the Moldovan capital.
Challenge accepted: How can design represent something that hasn’t been defined yet
Learn how The New Normal’s brand identity was created and what it stands for.
The History of Moscow in GIFs
Here’s to 870 years of the Russian capital.
David Rudnick: The ultra-reality of graphic design
The graphic designer behind Nicolas Jaar’s album art shares his views on the future of his profession and explains why it is time to shift responsibility to the audience, not the clients.
Strelka opens applications for 2018 postgrad program
Led by Benjamin Bratton, students of the second year of The New Normal program will continue research into topics of critical significance to the future of urban design.
10 design studios to follow on Instagram
Social media account as a design solution.