MASTERS OF AZERBAIJANI ARCHITECTURE

The architecture of Azerbaijan has a distinctive and long history. The architectural works built in XIX-XX centuries by people of different nationalities have been able to maintain the specific characteristics of past periods.

The album presented as a continuation of the album released in 2016, is dedicated to the 80th anniversary of the establishment of the Union of Architects of Azerbaijan. The album presents the most brilliant architects of Azerbaijan of the late nineteenth century, as well as the beginning and the middle of the twentieth century.

Yusef QAn Azerbaijan engineer, full member of the International Academy of Architecture of the Eastern Countries, was a member of the Board of the Union of Architects.

Works -"Baku Soviet" (now the "Old City") Metro Station (1967, co-author), the building of the Institute of History of the Communist Party and the State party's archive (1972), monument to N. Narimanov (1972), " Actor's House "(1974), Heydar Aliyev Sport and Concert Palace (1982), monument to J.Jabbarli (1982), administrative building of the Ministry of National Security (1985) and monument to Javid ( 1993), and other projects.  

Talat XHonoured Architect of Azerbaijan, Vice President of the International Academy of Architecture of the Eastern Countries, awarded with the orders "Honour" and "Glory", the State Prize laureate.

Works - "Baku Soviet" (now the "Old City") (1967, co-author), "Ajami" (1979-1986) Metro Stations, the Music School named after Asaf Zeynalli (1980), H. Aliyev Sport and Concert Palace (1982), administrative building of the Nizami District Executive Committee (1985), composer Gara Garayev's gravestone monument (1986), "Imam Reza" mosque (1992) in the Sabunchu settlement, a residential building for the employees of the Baku Prosecutor's Office (1997) and other projects.

Shafiga ZHonoured Architect of Azerbaijan

Works - a 16-storey office building in Shikhali Gurbanov Street (1966-1974) (now the Ministry of Social Protection of Population is accommodated in the building), the building of the Institute of History of the Communist Party and the State Party’s archive (1972), the reconstruction of the railway station in Baku (1974), monument to the cotton grower Sevil Gaziyeva (1971).

Konstantin SHonoured Architect of Azerbaijan, for a long time was a Director of "Bakımetrolayiha" Design Institute, was awarded the Order of Red Banner of Labour.

Works - "Dinamo" sports complex (1932), Metro Stations: "Ganjlik" (1972), "The Eleventh Red Army" (later re-named as "January 20” (1978), "Shah Ismail Khatai" (1978); residential buildings "Monolith" (1936-1938), "Specialists' House " (1957) , the building of the Trans-Caucasian Military District (1960).

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