Blokoshka: Playful nesting Eastern Bloc blocks made from recycled cardboard
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BLOKOSHKA Modernist Architectural Matryoshka by Zupagrafika _ After World War II European cities were in urgent need of providing their population with new homes in the quickest, most efficient and affordable way possible. Soon, extensive estates were erected and started shaping the post-war continent’s urban landscape. In 1950s-1980s the “house factories” had their real heyday. The new precast technology allowed building entire districts from scratch, especially in the former Eastern...
Polish creative studio Zupagrafika designed Blokoshka, a refreshing and playful new take on the post-World War II landscape in Eastern Europe. Constructed from recycled cardboard, Blokoshka is a set of four build-it-yourself blocks crafted in the style of prefab modern architecture typical of the Eastern Bloc during the 1950s and 1980s. These Modernist Architectural Matryoshka blocks can be easily assembled without glue or scissors, and can be neatly placed inside one another.
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