The Melnikov House on IconicHouses.org
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.
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.