With new skyscrapers (and pavements) and nostalgia for times past, the architecture of the Russian capital is narrated via social networks. Galina Balashova, who designed the interiors of the Soyus space capsules, and Naum Granovsky, one of the most important architectural photographers of the former Soviet Union, are the names that Muscovites discuss.
In its struggle for diversity, the Omiyamae Gymnasium by Jun Aoki meets successfully the traditional (quiet) lifestyle of the Suginami neighborhood, the technological modernity of the construction and, finally the need of a civic center of a town on the outskirts of the great Tokyo.
Pending the proclamation of the 2014 Pritzker winner, below are the results of a popularity test conducted last year on a sample of 200,000 posts. The aim was to find out who is the most discussed, commented and appreciated architect on the social networks today (and why).