Articles by William Brumfield



Moscow's Growing Skyline

n comparison with Dubai or any of China's metropolises, the pace of Moscow's current construction might appear measured. But if the recent acceleration of construction continues, Moscow's growth may well reach the level of the United Arab Emirates.

A Provincial Treasure

The Tver region town of Torzhok offers a range of architectural treasures from the 19th century.

Where the North Lives On

Travelling to the upper reaches of the Mezen River, William Brumfield found pockets of population that have not only survived, but seem to be living in another time.

Where the North Lives On

Travelling to the upper reaches of the Mezen River, William Brumfield found pockets of population that have not only survived, but seem to be living in another time.

False Dawn in Shadow of Soviet Past

Art Lifts Russia's Spirits

Museums Go to Market

Bastions of Democracy

ESSAY: As Moscow's Elektrichka Goes, So Goes Russia

Culture on a Shoestring

Architectural Showcase

A Revival at Ostankino

Gothic Jewels in the Crown Of the 'Stroganov Empire'

Who'll Save the Houses?

Roads for the Future

Can Moscow Be Saved?