Hungarian Cubes: photographs of post-war houses by Katharina Roters
Katharina Roters has produced photographs documenting the ornamental patterns added to standardised dwellings in Hungary as an expression of individuality.
These Hungarian Cube Houses Are Mind Blowing
The Hungarian Cube (Magyar kocka) or Kádár-kocka (Kadar Cube) is named after János Kádár, the Communist leader of Hungary between 1956 and 1988. It's a standardized type of residential house built in Hungary after WWII. There are still tens of thousands of them left, and people have personalized them in gorgeous ways.
Dark Silence In Suburbia
Katharina Roters From Hungarian Cubes In Hungarian Cubes, Roters documents those countryside row houses during Kádár’s reign, after residents started freewheeling with colors and shapes to make it so...