Features of Soviet exhibition structures

From the comparison of the intended with the implemented, it can be concluded that if there are sculpture and painting made by the best masters, some of the exhibition pavilions would be even more expressive and elegant. The proof of this is the enrichment of the architecture of the main pavilion with sculptures made with. T. Konenkov, which today are one of the best examples of using the sculpture in the architectural structure.

The very approach of the architects to solve the problem of creating exhibition structures, which during this period, became a special area of ​​construction during this period.

In those years, a demand for the economy of implementation, which was reduced to the use of cheap materials and the speed of construction rate, was presented to a separate exhibition building and the exhibition ensemble. The exhibition building in those years was considered as a temporary, in a sense, theatrical, construction, whose life is limited by the short periods of work of the exhibition.

The correct approach of the authors to the architecture of temporary structures made it possible to create an agricultural exhibition of 1923 in five months. in Moscow.

Soviet exhibition structures compares favorably with modern exhibition buildings in Western Europe. Famous Soviet art critic in 1925. wrote about the peculiar unity of the Moscow exhibition in comparison with the motley and colorful structures of the Paris exhibition of 1925., calling them cream cakes and gypsum Easter. Comparison of the agricultural exhibition 1923. In Moscow and structures of the German-Eastern Fair in Koenigsberg, opened in February 1923., also convinces of the fairness of this opinion.