Monument to architects of all times description and photos - Belarus: Minsk. Detailed information about the attraction. Description, photos and a map showing the nearest significant objects.
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The monument to architects of all times appeared in Minsk on the occasion of Independence Day in 2007. The opening of the monument is timed to the 940th anniversary of the capital of the Republic of Belarus.
In 2007, the Minsk construction company "Elvira". This company carried out repairs and reconstruction of many significant historical buildings and sights of Minsk. In 2007, Elvira repaired the building of the Committee for Architecture and Urban Development of the Minsk City Executive Committee. The idea to install a monument to the architect of all times opposite the architecture committee was submitted by the general director of the construction company Valery Potkin.
The implementation of the plan was entrusted to the most beloved and recognizable Minsk sculptor Vladimir Zhbanov. His wonderful sculptures were installed in all large parks in Minsk and in other cities of Belarus. A man with a delicate soul, a great sculptor, he revived city landscapes with his romantic heroes, making the city even a little warmer and more humane. Unfortunately, in January 2012, Vladimir Zhbanov passed away.
The "Architect" monument depicts a symbolic act of creating a collective image of architects of all times. The priestly bearded architect stretched out his hand over buildings of various eras that have become the hallmarks of Minsk: the gates of the ancient wooden castle of the 12th century, the Bernardine temple of the 17th century and the building of the National Academic Bolshoi Opera and Ballet Theater. Under the architect's arm are some papers, obviously, these are drawings of future buildings.
Despite his youth,
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