Alexander Vesnin (Architect) – Bio, Birthday, Family, Age & Born


Alexander Aleksandrovic Vesnin, together with his brothers Leonid and Viktor, was a leading light of Constructivist architecture. He is best known for his meticulous perspectival drawings such as Leningrad Pravda of 1924.

Born: May 28 (16), 1883, Yuryevets
Died: September 7, 1959, Moscow
Nationality: Russian Empire, Soviet Union
Alma mater: Institute of Civil Engineers, Saint Petersburg
Occupation: Architect

About Alexander Vesnin

Russian Constructivist architect who designed the Likachev Palace of Culture and the House of Film Actors (both in Moscow). He is particularly remembered for his architectural drawings.

Before Fame

His early architectural works include designs for the Leningradskaya Pravda and the Palace of Labor.


He trained at the Saint Petersburg Institute of Civil Engineers.

Family Life

He and his two brothers, Viktor and Leonid, were all members of the Constructivist school of architecture.


He frequently collaborated with avant-garde artist Lyubov Popova.

Information related to Alexander Vesnin

  • Modernist architecture in Russia
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  • Soviet architects
  • Russian avant-garde
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