Ilya Golosov

Born: 1883, Moscow
Died: 1945, Moscow

Architect. Born in the family of a priest called Alexander Golosov in Moscow (1883). Studied at the Stroganov School of Technical Drawing and the Moscow School of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture (1907–12). Worked at the architectural studio of the Moscow City Council (1918–20), director (1930s). Took part in competitions to design the Palace of Labour in Moscow (1923), Moscow offices of Leningrad Pravda (1924), Vladimir Lenin People’s House in Ivanovo-Voznesenk and the Palace of Soviets in Moscow (1932). Built the Zuyev Workers Club in Moscow (1928–29), Electrobank (1925–34) and the housing premises of the Academy of Military Engineers (1934–36). Died in Moscow and buried at the Novodevichy Cemetery (1945).

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