Alexander Kudryavtsev

Russian Academy of Architecture and Construction Sciences
24 Bolshaja Dmitrovka Str.
107031 Moscow
Tel. 84956295054
Fax. 84952092526



Born in 1937.

Vice President, Architecture

People’s Architect of the Russian Federation, Professor, Member of the SAR, Academician of the IAA, Honorary Member of the American Institute of Architecture, Honorary Member of the French Academy of Architecture, Academy of Architecture of Belarus, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Ukraine, Honorary Professor of the Georgian Technical University, Vice-President of the European Society of Culture, Co-Chair of the Committee validation of architectural programs of UNESCO and UIA, Honorary Doctor of Moscow Architectural Institute, Honorary Professor of MGSU and a number of architectural and construction universities of the Russian Federation, Expert of the Romualdo Del Bianco Foundation (Florence, Italy).

1960–1977 – TsNIIEP of spectacular buildings and sports facilities named after Mezentseva (architect, chief architect of projects, head of department),

1977–1982 – Moscow Architectural Institute (Associate Professor),

1982–1985 – Chief Editor of the USSR Architecture magazine,

1985–1987 – Secretary of the Union of Architects of the USSR

from 1987 – rector of the Moscow Architectural Institute, 1999–2011 – President of the Moscow Architectural Institute,

1999 – 2014 – President of the RAACS,

2014 – April 2015 – Acting Vice-President of RAACS in the direction of “Architecture”

from April 2015 – Vice-President of the RAACS in the direction of “Architecture”


Fields of activity: project, research and expert work in the field of architecture, protection of cultural heritage, higher architectural education.


Author of more than 20 projects of buildings and structures, including: a circus building in Krasnodar, a musical theater in Irkutsk, a concert hall in Khabarovsk, a library in Tyumen, a resort complex in Sochi, projects for the restoration and reconstruction of the Moscow Architectural Institute, competitive projects of the Center of Arts on the Bobur Plateau , Pavilion of the USSR in Osaka (Japan), the center of Yalta.

Author of more than 200 scientific papers and publications.

Winner of the USSR Council of Ministers Award, Moscow Prizes, the Moscow Contest for the Best Restoration, the Golden Section and the Architecture festivals.

Awards: Order of Merit for the Fatherland, 4th degree, Order of the Badge of Honor, Medal “For Labor Valor”, Order of St. Stanislav, 3rd degree, public and professional awards