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Nikolay Pozdeyev
October 30 (November 11) 1855 - October 17 (October 29) 1893


Shchusev Architecture Museum in Moscow
The Shchusev Architecture Museum was founded in 1934 to become Europes first ever museum specializing in architecture. It presents the paragons of world architecture from ancient times to nowadays.
The Most Unusual Houses in Russia, Part 4
F.M. Dostoyevsky Academic Drama Theater was founded in Novgorod in 1853, though the first permanent theater was opened in the city 28 years prior to that.
The Most Unusual Houses in Russia, Part 3
The Tarelka Hotel stands right on the Mount Moussa-Achitara, at the height of 2260 meters above sea level. It is a really unique object of Dombai.
The Most Unusual Houses in Russia, Part 2
There is another unusual house in Dmitrovsk town of the Oryol Region. It reminds of a fairytale habitation. The house was created by the local handyman Victor Istomin. The house is almost totally handmade. The handyman used the building crane only once.
The Most Unusual Houses in Russia, Part 1
This wooden skyscraper in the village of Solombala, the Arkhangelsk Region, has not come down to us. The wooden architecture phenomenon suffered the law and fire.
The Most Beautiful Moscow Buildings, Part 5
The Central Department Store was built in 1857. It presents the Gothic style with elements of Art Nouveau. In the 1880s the building was bought by the Scottish businessmen Andrew Moore and Archibald Merylise.
The Most Beautiful Moscow Buildings, Part 4
The famous Moscow Radio Tower in Shabolovka was constructed by the engineer V. G. Shukhov in 1920-1922. The tower is 148.3 meters high, which is twice lower than the initial project.
The Most Beautiful Moscow Buildings, Part 3
The building of the Northern River Station was constructed along with the Moscow Canal in 1937, even before the filling of the Khimki Water Reservoir, on the bank of which it stands.
The Most Beautiful Moscow Buildings, Part 2
A three-storeyed hotel with bath-houses of the merchant Chelyshev was designed by the architect Osip Bowe on the site of the Metropol Hotel in the 1830s.
The Most Beautiful Moscow Buildings, Part 1
The most laconic and recognizable of all architectural symbols of Moscow is the dove-tail castellation silhouette of the upper part of the Kremlin Wall. The wall is one of the most ancient constructions of the city.
10 Most Beautiful Mansions of Moscow, Part 3
These magnificent building monuments are must see for connoisseurs of architecture and history!
10 Most Beautiful Mansions of Moscow, Part 2
These magnificent building monuments are must see for connoisseurs of architecture and history!
10 Most Beautiful Mansions of Moscow, Part 1
These magnificent building monuments are must see for connoisseurs of architecture and history!
Russian Architecture of 18th Century
Russian architecture was influenced by the Western culture more than any other spheres. The new capital of Russia - St. Petersburg was in drastic contrast to Moscow.
Architecture of the 17th Century
Architecture was going through transformative changes in the 17th century.
Russian Architecture of the 16th Century
Moscow architecture adopted traditions of Vladimir, Suzdal, Pskov and Novgorod architecture. New status of the city required development of great public buildings.
Russian Revival Style in Moscow Architecture: Most Famous Buildings (Part 2)
A distinctive peculiarity of this style was a new look at motifs of traditional Russian architecture: turrets, tower-like roofs, ornamented tiles (izrazets) in decoration of facades, and many others.
Russian Revival Style in Moscow Architecture: Most Famous Buildings (Part 1)
In the late 19th early 20th century Russian architecture developed a new style using motives of the Old Russian architecture. It became known and popular as the Russian Revival Style (aka the Neo Russian Style).
The Russian Revival style
The Russian Revival style was a trend in Russian architecture based on traditions of Old Russian architecture blended with assets of folk Russia and elements of Byzantine architecture.
Traditions of Old Russian Housing
In the modern age of growing interest in eco-houses architects often look for inspiration in the traditions of old national housing. Old Russian architecture is not an exception. So, what was it like, actually? Izba, terem, khoromy what are these? Now you can learn how ancestors of modern Russians built their houses.
White Stone Architecture of the Old Rus
The Old Rus has left us its amazing white-stone monuments of architecture; the magnificent cathedrals of Vladimir and modest churches of the Moscow Region, constructed of white limestone, embodied their epoch with the stone handwriting of builders. White stone was one of the basic building materials in Old Rus' in the 12th -15th cc and played a key role not only in the Old Russian architecture, but in the history of the Old Rus as well.
Architectural Décor of Old Russia
In Old Russia, the country of boundless forests, where wood was the most accessible material, wooden architecture took a special place, gaining perfection, and had a great influence on Russian architecture as a whole.
A Glimpse on the History of Russian Architecture
By the time of adopting Christianity the Old Rus was already good at wooden sculpture, moulding, and embossing. As for architecture, it surely existed, but it is hardly possible to say now at what stage of development it was, since not a single monument of the pre-Christian epoch has survived: something did not stand the test of time, while the major part was presumably destroyed by people.


Festival "Archstoyanie 2019" Outside Moscow
Unusual architecture, theatricals, music, lectures and discussions - welcome to Archstoyanie 2019, a land-art festival covering an area of 300 hectares.
International Landscape Festival "Archstoyanie 2018" near Kaluga Town
On July 27-29, 2018, the traditional International Landscape Festival "Archstoyanie 2018" will be held in the Nikola-Lenivets art park.
Ropsha Palace at Risk of Another Collapse
The facade portico of the Ropsha Palace near Petersburg collapsed on January 8.
New Location of Teatr.doc Needs Reconstruction
Teatr.doc - the Moscow documentary play theater has to vacate its old premises in Trekhprudny Lane.
19 Wooden Architecture Assets to be Reconstructed in Tomsk
19 wooden architecture objects are planned to be reconstructed in Tomsk in 2014.
Architecture Monument Ruining in Ulyanovsk Region
A history and culture monument in one of the municipalities of the Ulyanovsk Region is under constant threat of ruining.
10 Masterpieces by Vladimir Bindemans Arhiteturium in Moscow
A.V. Shchusev State Architecture Museum opens the exhibition Arhiteturium City. 10th Anniversary of Vladimir Bindemans Studio.
Monument Estate near Moscow to be Turned into Hotel
The famous abandoned estate Pushchino-na-Nara in the Moscow Region will be reconstructed.
Omsk Fortress Might Be Registered in the UNESCO List
Nine buildings in the Omsk Fortress are planned to be restored for the 300th anniversary of Omsk.
Bell Ringer Robot to Work in the Uspensky Cathedral in Tula
The Electronic Bell Ringer system will be installed on the belltower of the 18th century Uspensky Cathedral, which is being restored in the Tula Kremlin.
Exhibition for 100th Anniversary of Famous Restorer Opens in Petersburg
Russian National Library of Petersburg has opened the exhibition Alive Legend of Museum Life.
Constructivism Monument May Be Demolished in Yekaterinburg
Discussions of another demolition of a historical object have been started in Yekaterinburg.
Plates with QR Codes to Be Set Up on Ural Architecture Monuments
In 2013 monuments of architecture of Ural will be marked with QR codes in the Sverdlovsk Region.
Archnadzor Reports about New Year's Demolition of Osip Bove Buildings
In the morning of January 1 the city authorities demolished two historical buildings in the center of Moscow.
Zachatyevsky Tower of Nizhny Novgorod Kremlin Restored
Restoration of the Zachatyevsky Tower of the Nizhny Novgorod Kremlin has been completed for the 400th anniversary of the Nizhny Novgorod peoples volunteer corps.
A Conference in Ryazan Commemorates Bazhenov, Kazakov, and Voronikhin
To celebrate three outstanding Russian architects, Ryazan Polytechnical University opened a conference "Architect and His Time".
Federal Monument in St. Petersburg on Fire Again
The federal monument of history and architecture Utkina Dacha in St. Petersburg has suffered from fire again.
Unique Monument of Gothic Architecture Restored in Novgorod Kremlin
Opening of the unique architectural monument Vladychnaya or Facets Palace after its restoration is timed to the 1150th anniversary of Russia.
Unique Aarchitecture Monument in Tver Burnt to Ashes
A fire that flared up in Tver on July 30 has deprived the regional capital city of its unique monument of architecture of the early 20th century.
Serpukhov Kremlin at Risk of Destruction due to Unprofessional Restoration
Authorities of Moscow Region have taken to court files concerning the damage caused to the Serpukhov Kremlin due to illegal excavations carried out by locals.
Second Louvre to Appear in Veliky Novgorod
A glass pyramid, similar to the one that is set above the entrance to the Louvre in Paris, will appear on the territory of the Novgorod Kremlin.
Restoration of Faceted Chamber of Moscow Kremlin Completed
Experts have completed restoration works in the Faceted Chamber of the Moscow Kremlin and have found three thousand archaeological artifacts there.
Saviour Zlatoverkhy Church in Tver to be Restored
The Saviour's Transfiguration Cathedral (aka Saviour Zlatoverkhy) blown up in 1935 will be restored in Tver.
Restoration of Izborsky Fortress to Finish This Year
By December this year restoration of the Izborsky Fortress should have been completed, authorities of the Pskov Region report.
River Floods 14th Century Architecture Monument
The Spaso-Prilutsky Monastery has suffered damage due to spring high water in Vologda.
Arkhangelsk Restores its Architectural Pearls
At all times ancient shopping arcades of Arkhangelsk have been peculiar landmarks of this old North Russian city.
Architecture Masterpieces Ruin in Leningrad Region
Architecture monuments in Leningrad Region are in a catastrophic situation.
Demidovs Mansion in Kyshtym to be Boarded Up
Administration of Kyshtym Town of the Chelyabinsk Region has decided to board up the windows and doors of the Demidovs Mansion The White House, which is an architectural monument of federal importance.
Tourists are Welcomed to Enjoy Moscow Free Tours
The Department of Cultural Heritage of Moscow is going to organise free historical walking and bus tours. The project City Access will start on October, 25.
Author of the Ostankino Tower to be Given an Unusual Monument
A unique monument of stainless steel will be put up to Nikolay Nikitin, a famous Russian architect and author of the Ostankino Tower - the highest freestanding structure in Eurasia.
Kazan athedral in St. Petersburg to Change its Color
After the restoration of the Kazan Cathedral is complete it will be of a different colour and lighter shade.
Cult Film Studio of St. Petersburg to be Edged Out by Elite Housing
The fate of the well-known Russian Film Studio Lenfilm is sealed: it has been placed to the hands of the businessman Vladimir Yevtushenkov.
Unique 19th Century Architecture Monument to be Restored in Ufa
Vidineevsky Summer Theater which is a unique architecture monument of the 19th century is planned to be restored in Ufa.
Ancient Russian Town Unearthed by Archeologists in Tula Region
Archeologists have found ruins of the ancient town of Divyagorsk, according to chronicles dated to the 12th century, in the present-day town of Tchekalin of the Tula Region.
Kazan Cathedral to Regain its Former Looks
St. Petersburg is getting ready for celebrations of the 200th anniversary of its famous Kazan Cathedral.

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