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Lecture series by Anna Bronovitskaya. Twentieth-Century Architects, Part 3.

15 January – 29 April 2020


The third block of Anna Bronovitskaya’s lecture cycle, which introduces eminent twentieth-century architects, aims to represent architecture as a heterogeneous phenomenon and inspect the contribution of particular personalities.

The history of architecture is much more interesting and complex than merely a linear process encompassing the establishment of modernism and its mutation into the postmodernist condition. A closer examination reveals a variety of different versions of the modernity project that cannot be embraced within a single narrative. The monographic approach demonstrates the diversity of ideas that nourished architectural creativity and unveils the circumstances that informed it. Just like the previous seasons, the new series features international architects, each of them notable for developing original and innovative architectural solutions and constructing buildings that have become all-time classics.


Anna Bronovitskaya is an architectural historian, director of research at Moscow’s Institute of Modernism. She teaches at the Moscow School of Architecture (MARCH) and has dozens of publications on twentieth century architecture to her name. Together with Nikolay Malinin and photographer Yuri Palmin, Anna is working on a series of publications on Soviet modernist architecture. In 2016, Garage published the guidebook Moscow: Soviet Modernist Architecture. 1955–1991. In 2018, Garage published the book Alma-Ata: Soviet Modernist Architecture 1955–1991A Guidebook.

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