Introduction
Boris Mihailovich Iofan (Russian: Борис Михайлович Иофан, IPA: [ɪɐˈfan]; April 28, 1891–1976) was a Jewish Soviet architect, known for his Stalinist architecture buildings like 1931 House on the Embankment and the 1931-1933 winning draft of the Palace of Soviets.
Wikidata
Q167816
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Introduction
Iofan worked as a construction supervisor in Saint Petersburg from 1913 to 1914, and later studied at the School of Art, Odesa, the Regio Instituto Superiore di belle arti, in Rome from 1914-1916), and at the Scuola d'aplicazione per gli ingeneri, in 1917. He joined the Italian Communist Party in 1921 and practiced as an architect in Rome until 1924, where he moved to the Soviet Union, where he continued working until his death in 1976. Soviet(?) architect.
Nationalities
Ukrainian, Soviet, Russian
Gender
Male
Role
Architect
Names
Boris Iofan, Boris M. Iofan, Boris Mikhailovich Iofan, Boris Mikhaĭlovich Iofan, Boris Mikhaylovich Iofan
Ulan
500055860
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