Design Guide to Yekaterinburg: Public Spaces, Architecture, and Galleries
Yekaterinburg is the real capital of constructivism, and although there are more buildings of this style in Tel Aviv, they are mostly small private buildings, while the Urals buildings are more varied in nature. There are factories-kitchens, and palaces of culture and sports, and kindergartens, and baths, and hospitals, and residential complexes for various Communist estates. But the symbol (now, even without the inherent functionality) of constructivism in the Urals (let it be said, in the world as well), is the White Tower. It is what most Urals designers and architects would call a source of inspiration.