Barkhin, Grigorii

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Barkhin, Grigorii Borisovich


Born Mar. 7 (19), 1880 in Perm’; died Apr. 11, 1969, in Moscow. Soviet architect. Honored Scientist and Engineer (1960).

During the years 1901–08, Barkhin studied at the St. Petersburg Academy of Arts under A. N. Pomerantsev. He began teaching in 1909; from 1930 to 1967 he was a professor at the Moscow Architectural Institute. During the period 1908–11, Barkhin worked as an assistant to R. I. Klein (interiors of the Museum of Fine Arts and the Borodino Bridge, both in Moscow). His principal works are sulfuric acid and nitric acid plants near the city of Gorky (1915–16), a sanatorium in Saki in the Crimea (1929), the building which houses the newspaper Izvestiia in Moscow (1925–27), and the project for restoring Sevastopol’ (1943–46). Barkhin was awarded two orders, as well as medals.


Arkhitektura teatra. Moscow, 1947.


“Zodchii, pedagog, obshchestvennyi deiatel’.” Arkhitektura SSSR, 1960, no. 7.
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