Panteleimon Golosov

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Golosov, Panteleimon Aleksandrovich


Born July 13 (25), 1882, in Moscow; died there June 8, 1945. Soviet architect. Brother of I. A. Golosov.

Golosov studied at the Stroganov Industrial Arts School in Moscow (1898–1906) and at the Moscow School of Painting, Sculpture, and Architecture (1906–11). He took part in preparing the New Moscow Plan (1918–23) and in planning the All-Russian Agricultural and Handicrafts Exposition of 1923. He competed successfully in a number of architectural competitions that played an important role in determining the direction taken by Soviet architecture and in developing of new types of buildings. Golosov was a member of the Society of Contemporary Architects. He designed a number of large public buildings in the functionalist style, including the buildings of the newspaper Pravda (1929–35), and developed a design for low-cost housing that was used in building the apartment houses in Ivanovo (1924–25). Golosov also worked on garden-city projects, such as the Grozneft’ settlement plan of the 1920’s. He planned the layout and designed the buildings of Zernograd Sovkhoz in Rostov Oblast (1929–30). Golosov taught in the Free Art Workshops, in the Moscow Vkhutemas and Vkhutein, and in the Moscow Institute of Architecture (1919–45).


Levina, A. “Arkhitektor Panteleimon Golosov.” In Arkhitektura SSSR, 1968, no. 11, pp. 52–57.


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