The Melnikov House on IconicHouses.org

By DOCOMOMO Belgium / March, 24, 2015 / 0 comments

The Melnikov House, Iconic Houses’ first Russian member!
The house of avant-garde architect Konstantin Melnikov (1890-1974) in Moscow. It represents one of the most iconic houses worldwide.

Melnikov House  April 26, 2013, Photograph by Natalia Melikova (The Constructivist Project)

Melnikov House April 26, 2013, Photograph by Natalia Melikova (The Constructivist Project)

Architect Konstantin Melnikov designed  the house for him and his family (1927-1929). It is the first house in Russia to join the international Iconic Houses Network, comprising around 150 landmark houses from the 20th century that have a significant meaning in modern architecture and are open to the public.
For the Melnikov House that started to open its door for small public tours (up to 5 persons) on December 3, 2014 as a first step in dissemination of the work of its architect Konstantin Melnikov.

For a deeper understanding of Melnikov’s oeuvre and own house, you can check out this lecture by professor Jean Louis Cohen.

check the house on www.iconichouses.org
or visit the Melnikov House website: muar.ru

 

 

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