Architect Yacov Chernikhov

Yakov Chernikhov


Born in Pavolgrad to an impoverished family. In 1916 he was offered an opportunity to study at the Imperial Academy of Arts in St Petersburg.

He was an architect, graphic designer and prolific writer with a particular interest in the Constructivist, Suprematist and Futurist movements.


The Art of Graphic Representation (1927)

Fundamentals of Contemporary Architecture (1930)

The Construction of Architectural and Machine Forms (1931)

101 Architectural Fantasies (1933).

Image Sergey Tarasenko CC


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