BEETLE Alexander( Artist-architect, member of the Academy of Arts and the International Academy of Architecture, Honorary Member of the Academy of Architecture and Building Sciences.)
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Biography BEETLE Alexander
Born in the family of employee-accountant, the 18.06.1917 in Kiev.
In 1930, the entire family - parents, two sisters, ladies and Sasha went to live in Leningrad. In 1934, after graduating from 9 classes of the former Peterschule had, without waiting for entrance overcame competition (19 to 1) and was adopted by the faculty of architecture all Russia's Academy of Arts. In 1940 he graduated from the studio academician L.V. Rudnev. Awarded the title "architect-artist". In the autumn of that year called for military service in R.K.K.A. He served as a cadet, a sapper in the city of Lviv, where he found the war. Grasped the horrors of the war, thousands of the defenders of the victim and persecuted during the tragic retreat. Survived. He fought at Kiev. Wounded. Captivity. Escape.
Heal fractured arm, hiding in remote villages of the occupied lands. Moved to the south-east, hoping to move to their. Failures. Survived. Could go to the side of our troops only in the Northern Caucasus in the early days of 1943. NKVD special camps in Georgiyevka. Reviewed. Released by injury. Invalid V.O.V. (In the three issues of the journal "Neva" - 95 published memoirs of those years, "Home").
In 1944 he returned to Leningrad. Started work in a profession - the institute "Lenproekt", where he worked for nearly 50 years. In 1952 he was appointed head of the studio. Since 1949 part-time constant has been teaching. During his work in "Lenproekt" done a lot of projects and buildings. These include: many residential neighborhoods and individual homes, . Theater TUZ 1 000 seats, . City bridge across the river (the architectural part), . concert hall "October" at 4 000 places, . terminal Pulkovo I "(State Prize of the USSR), . two homes receiving government delegations, . four stations, . Home cinema (unfinished), etc.,
. Elected a member of two academies - the Academy of Arts and the International Academy of Architecture and an Honorary Fellow of the Academy of Architecture and Building Sciences
. In 1989 he was elected deputy of the USSR. The People's Architect of the USSR. Professor. Since 1987 he heads the department of architecture at the St. Petersburg Academy of Arts, and in the same since 1972 - Head of personal (training) workshop.
Married. After a year and a half hoping to mark his wife 60 years of living together.