A. V. Shchusev and the Competition for V. I. Lenin Library
The history of the competition for the new building of V. I. Lenin Library is presented. The article features the three winning projects of the competition. The article tells about the protest of architects against the style and the ideas of the opportunistic projects. It points out the contrariety between the projects by Shchusev and Shchuko at the first and the second stages.
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