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Aleksandr Fedorovich KHRYAKOV

architect , member

Aleksandr KHRYAKOV, Architect; full member, USSR Academy, of Building and Architecture. Stalin Prize, Class I, 1949.

Background

KHRYAKOV, Aleksandr was born in 1903.

Education

Studied at Leningrad Academy, of Arts.

Career

Until 1955 corresponding member, USSR Academy, of Architecture. Until 1933 architect in Leningrad and Moscow. Со-designed: hotel in Sverdlovsk.

Political Prisoners’ Center. Vasilevsky Ostrov House of Culture. Apartment house for specialists in Leningrad.

Palace of Soviets in Moscow, etc. After World War II competed in contest for designing the center of Stalingrad. Со-designed: group of buildings for Moscow University on Lenin Heights.

Buildings of Palace of Culture and Science, Warsaw. Lenin Central Stadium, Luzhniki, Moscow, etc.