Vladimir Krinsky

Born: 1890, Ryazan
Died: 1971, Moscow

Architect, teacher. Born in the family of Fyodor Krinsky in Ryazan (1890). Studied at the Faculty of Architecture of the Imperial Academy of Arts (1910–17). Worked in the architectural studios of the Moscow City Council and Narkompros (from 1919). Member of the Institute of Artistic Culture and founding member of the Association of New Architects. Taught at the VKhUTEMAS. Designed the Palace of Contacts between Nations (1919), skyscraper of the All-Russian Economic Council (1920–23), Palace of Labour (1923), Arkos building in Moscow (1924), Vladimir Lenin People’s House in Ivanovo-Voznesenk (1924) and the Palace of Soviets in Moscow (1932). Died in Moscow and buried at the Novodevichy Cemetery (1971).

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