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Il’ia Aleksandrovich Golosov

architect

Il’ia Golosov, USSR Architect.

Background

Golosov, Il’ia was born on July 31, 1883 in Moscow.

Education

Educated at the Moscow Arts School, 1907-1912, and Petersburg Academy of Arts, 1912-1915.

Career

Became the foremost modernist Soviet architect, erecting some of the most advanced modernist buildings in Moscow in the 1920s. Veteran teacher at the Moscow Architectural Institute, Vkhutein-Vkhutemas, and other artistic and architectural establishments, 1919-1945. In the 1930s, changed to Stalinist architecture.