Phenomenon of the Russian Avant-garde. Moscow Architectural School of the 1920s

Authors

  • Elena Ovsyannikova Moscow Architectural Institute image/svg+xml
  • Vladimir Shukhov

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DOI:

https://doi.org/10.52200/49.A.HM02EMC3

Keywords:

Modern Movement, Modern architecture, Modern housing

Abstract

he phenomenon of the Russian Avant–garde architecture formed under the influence of the Moscow Higher School of Architecture and Art is today widely known by the name of VKHUTEMAS. This school is mentioned in the context of professional activity of the artists and architects who also worked in other institutes, but who had creative links. In the limelight is Nikolai Ladovsky, creator of the introductory course on architectural composition, lecturing along with many authoritative Moscow utilitarian architects, such as Alexander Kuznetsov, Vesnin brothers and others.

How to Cite

Ovsyannikova, E., & Shukhov, V. (2013). Phenomenon of the Russian Avant-garde. Moscow Architectural School of the 1920s. Docomomo Journal, (49), 22–27. https://doi.org/10.52200/49.A.HM02EMC3

Published

2013-11-01

Author Biographies

Elena Ovsyannikova, Moscow Architectural Institute

Architect, Professor of MARHI (Moscow Architectural Institute), Author of books and articles on Vanguard art and architecture. She was the Winner of a competition between restorers Moscow–97 and she is a board member of docomomo Russia.

Vladimir Shukhov

Chair of docomomo Russia, President of Shukhov Tower Foundation, Artist, Art critic and Architectural expert.