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Nikolai Kolli


born 1894, Moscow

Nikolai Dzhemsovich Kolli (1894 - 1966) was a Russian Constructivist architect and city planner.
Born in Moscow, Kolli studied at the Moscow School of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture and then at Vkhutemas. He first came to attention with a 1918 proposal for a monument celebrating the..

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Sergei Serafimov


born 1878

Sergei Serafimov studied at the Academy of the Arts in St. Petersburg from 1901-1910.

His major project included the Gosprom building complex (with Mark Felger and Samuil Kravets) located in Freedom Square, Kharkiv, Ukraine.

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Mark Felger


born 1881, Odessa

Mark Felger studied at the Academy of the Arts in St. Petersburg from 1901-12.

His major projects included the Gosprom building complex (with Samuil Kravets and Sergei Serafimov) located in Freedom Square, Kharkiv, Ukraine and the Residential buildings of the textile workers' cooperative in..

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Samuil Kravets


born 1891, Vilno

Samuil Kravets studied at the Academy of the Arts in St. Petersburg and graduated 1917.

His major project included the Gosprom building complex (with Mark Felger and Sergei Serafimov) located in Freedom Square, Kharkiv, Ukraine.

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Arkady Mordvinov


born 1886, Zhuravlikha village of Nizhny Novgorod

Arkady Grigoryevich Mordvinov (Russian: Аркадий Григорьевич Мордвинов), born Arkady Grigorievich Mordvishev (Мордвишев, January 27, 1896 - 1964) was a Soviet architect and construction manager, notable for Stalinist architecture of Tverskaya Street, Leninsky Prospect, Hotel Ukraina skyscraper in..

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Aleksandr Dmitriev

St. Petersburg, Russia
born 1878, St.Petersburg

Alexander Ivanovich Dmitriev (1878-1959, Leningrad), architect and architectural critic, Ph.D in architecture (1947), full member of the Academy of Architecture (1939), an honourable member of the Academy of Architecture and Urban Planning of the USSR (1956). He resided in St. Petersburg since..

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Grigorii Simonov


born 1893, Troitzk

Grigorii Simonovo was born in 1893 in Troitzk.
Graduated from the Institute of Civil Engineering (1920), he headed the project bureau of the Urban Planning Committee.
His major projects included the Traktornaia Street Residential Development, 1927 (together with A. I. Gegello and A. S...

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E. A. Levinson


born 1894, St.Petersburg

Evgeny Adolfovich Levinson (1894-1968, Leningrad), architect and artist, Associate of the Academy of Architecture of the USSR (from 1941), Doctor of Architecture (1946). He studied at Civil Engineers' Institute (1915-1916), and graduated from the Academy of Arts (1924-1927). In the early 1920s,..

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Igor Ivanovich Fomin


born 1904, St.Petersburg

Igor Ivanovich Fomin (1904-1989, Leningrad), an architect, People's Architect of the USSR (1971), Corresponding Member of the Academy of Arts of the USSR (1979) and son of I.A. Fomin. He graduated from the Academy of Arts in Leningrad (1926). From 1940, Fomin lectured in the Institute of..

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Armen Konstantinovich Barutchev


born 1904, St.Petersburg

Armen Konstantinovich Barutchev ( born 1904 in St. Petersburg - died 1976 in Shucha) was part of the ASNOVA ( later ARU) from 1930-31. ASNOVA (Russian: АСНОВА; abbreviation for Ассоциация новых архитекторов, "Association of New Architects") was an Avant-Garde architectural association in the..

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Iosif Alexandrovich Meerzon


born 1900, St.Petersburg

I. A. Meerzon ( born 190o in St.Petersburg - died 1941 in St.Petersburg) was part of the ASNOVA ( later ARU) from 1930-31. ASNOVA (Russian: АСНОВА; abbreviation for Ассоциация новых архитекторов, "Association of New Architects") was an Avant-Garde architectural association in the Soviet Union,..

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Yakov Osipovich (Iosifovich) Rubanchik


born 1891, St.Petersburg

Yakov Osipovich Rubanchik (born 04/06/1899 in Taganrog - died 1948 in Leningrad) was part of the ASNOVA ( later ARU). ASNOVA (Russian: АСНОВА; abbreviation for Ассоциация новых архитекторов, "Association of New Architects") was an Avant-Garde architectural association in the Soviet Union, which..

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Alexander Ivanovich Gegello


born 1891, Jekaterinoslav

Alexander Gegello was born in 1891 in Jekaterinoslav and resided in St. Petersburg since 1910. Graduated from the College of Civil Engineers (1920) and from the Academy of Fine Arts, Higher School of Art and Technology (1923). In the 1920s-30s, he was a prominent representative of constructivism. Add to a collection

D. L. Krichevskii


born 1894, Ramenskoe

D. L. Krichevskii was born in 1894 in Ramenskoe.
He studied at the Institute of Architecture in St. Petersburg and graduated 1924.
His major projects included the A.M. Gorky Culture Palace in 1927 ( with A. I. Gegello), the Vyborgsky Culture Palace in 1925-27 ( with A. I. Gegello), the..

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V. B. Gladkov


born 1897, Moscow

V. B. Gladkov (1897, Moscow – 1992, Moscow) was a Soviet architect and educator, notable for his late 1920s constructivist architecture and work in industrial architecture. Gladkov studied at the Moscow State Technical University (MVTU) from 1920 to 1923.
In 1923 Gladkov was part of the team..

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Leonid Vesnin


born 1880, Nizhny Novgorod

Leonid Aleksandrovic Vesnin (Леони́д Александрович Веснин) (1880, Nizhny Novgorod – 1933, Moscow), together with his brothers Aleksandr Aleksandrovic Vesnin and Viktor Aleksandrovic Vesnin he was a leading light of Constructivist architecture.

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Nikolai Ladovsky


born 1881, Moscow

Nikolai Alexandrovich Ladovsky (Russian: Николай Александрович Ладовский) was a Russian avant-garde architect and educator, leader of the rationalist movement in 1920s architecture, an approach emphasizing human perception of space and shape. Ladovsky is known as the founder of modern Soviet and..

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It looks like a huge planetary gearset from the sky but when it was built in 1985 Turkish spies thought it was another dangerous military object built to support the Cold War effort. Druzhba was designed by a Russian architect, Igor Vasilievsky with the help of Nodar Kancheli. Kancheli is more..

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The Moscow architect Alexander Z. Greenberg, born in 1881, was one of the most important Constructivist of his time.

Alexander Z. Greenberg graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in St. Petersburg and participated and won numerous All-Russian architectural competitions.
In Nizhny Novgorod,..

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Lazar Markovich Lissitzky


born 1890, Pochinok

Lissitzky was a Russian artist, designer, photographer, typographer, polemicist and architect. He was an important figure of the Russian avant garde, helping develop suprematism with his mentor, Kazimir Malevich, and designing numerous exhibition displays and propaganda works for the former..

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