Industrial Construction Design Institute

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Industrial Construction Design Institute


a design institute under the direction of the Gosstroi SSSR (USSR State Committee for Construction), located in Moscow. Founded in 1933, the institute consists of architecture and structure departments and construction and design departments. It heads the All-Union Chemical Construction Scientific Research and Design Institute, an association with design institutes in Kiev, Rostov-on-Don, Tol’iatti, and Alma-Ata. The association develops architectural, structural, sanitation, and engineering plans for the construction of industrial buildings and structures of major industrial enterprises in the automobile, machine-building, metallurgical, and chemical industries. It makes outlines for the general plans of industrial centers and the organization of existing industrial regions. It also develops measures to increase the level of industrialization in construction through the standardization of buildings, structures and installations and the introduction of efficient construction materials. In addition, it develops standardized documents and procedural instructions for the design of industrial buildings and structures.

The institute periodically publishes a reference bulletin Stroietel’noe proektirovanie promyshlennykh predpriiatii (Construction Design of Industrial Enterprises).

The institute was awarded the Order of the Red Banner of Labor in 1958.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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