Articles / Kedrinsky, Aleksandr Aleksandrovich (1917 - 2003), an architect

Kedrinsky, Aleksandr Aleksandrovich (1917 - 2003), an architect

Subject / Architecture/Personnel

Aleksandr Aleksandrovich Kedrinsky (1917 - 2003), an architect-restorer, Honoured architect of the Russian Federation, the Lenin Prize winner of 1986, the Russian Federation President Prize winner in Literature and Arts of 2001. A.A. Kedrinsky was born in Petrograd. He learned at the Leningrad Institute of Municipal Economy Engineers during 1937 - 1941. Kedrinsky was the manager of the project, research and restoration work in Pushkin Town (the restoration of the Great Catherine Palace, the Hermitage, "The Hall on the Island", the Chesma Column and others). He was the author of the Amber Room restoration project. Kedrinsky took part in the restoration of many architecture sights in Leningrad and Pavlovsk. He taught at the Leningrad Engineering Building Institute (from 1956), the I.Ye. Repin Institute of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture (from 1968). Aleksandr Aleksandrovich Kedrinsky was buried in the Kazanskoye cemetery in Pushkin Town. In Gatchina Town the Smolensk Gate (1956), the Birch House in the Palace Park (1975), the parquet of the Pavilion of Love on Love Island were restored according to the projects of A.A. Kedrinsky.

Margolis, Aleksandr Davidovich

Kedrinsky, Aleksandr Aleksandrovich

Leningrad Oblast, the/Gatchina District/Gatchina Town

Зодчие Санкт-Петербурга. ХХ век / Сост. В.Г.Исаченко. СПб., 2000., 661-662
Кючарианц Д.А. Гатчина: Художественные памятники /Д.А.Кючарианц, А.Г.Раскин: 300 лет С.-Петербургу: Издательская программа.- СПб.: Лениздат, 2001.-318 с.: ил., 156-157, 160-167, 278.

Subject Index
Gatchina Palace -and - Park ensemble, the
Gatchina, town