Sarkissyan discusses effect of the revolution on the building in Soviet Russia, reviewing the most influential figures. He discusses the evolution of constructvism and its influence on contemporary architecture.
Video Archive | Architecture in Russia (3)
Michael Rotondi introduces David Sarkissyan, describing his help with a 1988 student exchange program between SCI-Arc and the Moscow Institute of Architecture. Rotondi discusses architecture in the context in world culture, and speculates on Russia’s position.
David Sarkissyan describes the establishment of the Shchusev State Museum of Architecture in Moscow. He discusses his role as director of the museum, as well as current projects he is pursuing. He discusses plans for the restoration of the museum building, the former Talyzin city estate.