Iofan

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Palace Of The Soviets - Construction
... Meanwhile, Iofan's team, relocated to Sverdlovsk, continued perfecting the design ... After the war, Iofan produced another iteration of the original concept, this time incorporating the Victory theme, literally interior halls were decorated with Order of Victory motifs ... Iofan bid for the design of the Sparrow Hills Skyscraper, but lost to Lev Rudnev ...
Boris Iofan - Palace of Soviets
... Iofan's entry to the Palace of Soviets contest won in 1932 (first prize was actually split among three competing entries, but eventually Joseph Stalin awarded the job to ... Iofan designed Soviet Pavilions at World Expo in Paris (1937) and New York (1939) ... In his later years Iofan was awarded the title of People's Architect of the USSR (October 20, 1970) ...
Constructivist Architecture - The End of Constructivism
... The winning entry by Boris Iofan marked the start of eclectic historicism of Stalinist Architecture, a style which bears similarities to Post-Modernism in that it reacted against modernist ... Classicism that was initially inflected with Constructivist devices, such as in Iofan's House on Embankment of 1929–32 ... also be found in some Socialist Realist works, for instance in the Futurist elevations of Iofan’s ultra-Stalinist 1937 Paris Pavilion, which had Suprematist interiors by Nikolai Suetin ...
Boris Iofan - Background
... Born in Odessa, Iofan graduated in 1916 from Italy's Regio Istituto Superiore di Belle Arti in Rome with a degree in architecture, initially following in the Neoclassical tradition ... In 1931, Iofan completes the elite block-wide House on Embankment (official name Дом Правительства, Government Building) ... Boris Iofan was a lifelong resident of this building ...