Architecture of Stalin’s Prison Camps in Yakutia

  • Nikolai Kradin RAASN; Pacific Ocean State University


Based on archive and field studies, the article considers architecture of prison camp facilities built on the territory of Yakutia during Stalin’s terror. With the help of field studies, measurements and photofixation we have revealed compositional, planning and design features of bridges and prison camp facilities and analyzed their location.

How to Cite
KRADIN, Nikolai. Architecture of Stalin’s Prison Camps in Yakutia. project baikal, Russian Federation, n. 42, p. 154-163, sep. 2014. ISSN 2309-3072. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 16 jan. 2019. doi:


Yakutia; Ust-Nera; camp barracks; bridges and roads; Hare’s Loop; Black Prizhim; Yellow Prizhim