Cities are Changing Their Appearance. (1958)

Film-document №4961 2 parts, Duration: 0:20:26, Black-white to collection Price category A

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Producer CSDF (RCSDF)

Director: Makhnach L.

Operators: Makaseev B., Monglovskaya G., Pankin L., Ryashencev K., Schekutev A.

Anouncers: Vygodskiy R.

Text writers: Kolbanovskiy A.


About the V International Congress of Architects in the city of Moscow

Historical background

From 21 to 26 July 1958 in Moscow hosted the International Congress of Architects, which was attended by architects from 45 countries worldwide.

Temporary description

Opening in Moscow in the Grand Kremlin Palace of the 5th Congress of the International Union of Architects. Statements by the delegates of the congress. Types of cities: Leningrad, Kiev, New York. Construction of houses in Moscow, Stalingrad.

Reel №1

Members of Congress in the Hall of the Grand Kremlin Palace.

Architect PV Abrosimov open V-th Congress of the International Union of Architects.

Chairman of the USSR State Kucherenko welcomes the crowd.

Speakers: President of the International Union of Architects Mardones PECTAT and Chairman of the Executive Committee City Council NI Beaver.

Moscow - different.

Arrived on Congress architects visiting the capital.


Business session of the congress, taking place at the university.

Delivers a report on Soviet architect NV Sheep (synchronously).

Newsreel 1939-1945.:

The ruins of Warsaw, Hiroshima, Berlin, Stalingrad, Coventry (England).

Is the main architect of Coventry Arthur Ling (synchronously).

The streets of the city.

Streets of Stalingrad, Minsk.

Reconstruction of London.

Demolition of the old building.

Construction of a new home.

Streets of Harlow.

The speakers are: Soviet architect VA Shkvarikov Czechoslovak Architects of Georgia, Larrayn Chilean architect, chief architect Esther van Amsterdam, a Soviet architect Alabyan.

The report serves Vice President of Architecture of the Chinese People's Republic, Professor Liang Si Chen.

Reel №2

Speaks Chinese architect prof.

Young Tinpao (synchronously).

Construction in China.

Animation: Map of the USSR.

Prominent figure in the International Union of Architects Jean Chumi opens exhibition of construction and reconstruction of cities in Europe, Asia, Africa and America.

Among the visitors Polish architect Jerzy Grivetsky.

Reconstruction of Moscow exhibition at the Central Exhibition Hall.

Congress delegates at the stands.

Layouts areas and districts of Moscow after the future reconstruction.

In suburban holiday house architects Sukhanovo talking V-President of the Moscow Congress Abrosimov, III-President of the Lisbon Congress Ramos, President, I Chumi Lausanne Congress, the President of the Congress of the Hague IV van den Broek.

Receiving members of the executive committee of the International Union of Architects in the Kremlin.

Congress delegates in the hall of the Moscow State University.

Architect Abrosimov covers Congress.

Stands the oldest American architect Henry Churchill (synchronously).

Delegates traveling around the country: Sochi, Tbilisi, Kiev, Leningrad.

Soviet architects at work in the design studio.

Models of new buildings.

Exhibition of construction and reconstruction of cities in Europe, Asia, Africa, America and the USSR.

Architects participating V-th International Congress of Architects visiting the exhibition.