Montferrand August Avgustovich( Architect)
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Biography Montferrand August Avgustovich
(1786 - 1858), a native of France, the student Persier and Fontaine. As an architect with the office of His Majesty, Zinoviev's dacha built on the Neva, slender classical forms, the palace of Prince Lobanov (now the Ministry of Defense), with a heavy staging columned porticos. Builder of St. Isaac's Cathedral (cm. XIX, 666). In 1829 - 34 пЁп+п¦я¬ M. put the Alexander Column (cm. I, . 880), built a wooden station and a number of wooden buildings in the entertainment Ekaterinhof, . mainly, . in lozhnomavritanskom lozhnogoticheskom and styles; raised Tsar Bell in Moscow by the end of life from lozhnoklassitsizma resolutely turned to lozhnorenessansu and false baroque homes, . own laundry at the corner of Lane,
. and Sinks and Marine (? 42, 44), and the draft of the monument of Emperor Nicholas I, the completed Ephraim. Montferrand was a good draftsman, but did not have the architectural skills ..