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Ivan Aleksandrovich Fomin

St. Petersburg, Russia
born 1872, Oryol

Ivan Aleksandrovich Fomin (February 3, 1872, Oryol – June 12, 1936, Moscow) was a Russian architect and educator. He began his career in 1899 in Moscow, working in the Art Nouveau style. After relocating to Saint Petersburg in 1905, he became an established master of the Neoclassical Revival..

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The Palace of the Soviets was to be a major congress hall and administrative centre in Moscow, near the Kremlin. The project was never realised but the winning neoclassical design was by Boris Iofan. The site was to be where the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour had been demolished. If the..

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