Basic Site Details

Name: Centrosojus building
City or county: Moscow
Country: Russia
Grid ref:
Notes: Competition won by Le Corbusier. Built 1928-35 in association with Nikolay Kolliu et al.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 3Centrosoyus building  
Item 2 of 3Ministry of Light IndustriesYes 
Item 3 of 3Tsentrosoyuz Building  

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1Office(?)  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 1c. 1929 Competition design 


Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 3(Sir) John Burnet & PartnersArchitectural practiceAc. 1929 Unsuccessful competition design
Item 2 of 3(Sir) John James BurnetArchitectAc. 1929 Unsuccessful competition design
Item 3 of 3Thomas Smith TaitArchitectAc. 1929 Unsuccessful competition design


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Centrosojus Ltd 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Edwards, A Trystan1930The architectural work of Sir John Burnet and Partners (Masters of Architecture Series) Genevap86