From December 15 to January 15, the exhibition "Architecture is my life" dedicated to the 70th anniversary of the Belarusian architect and teacher Sergey Sergachev runs in the Belarusian literature reading room (205).
Professor, Doctor of Architecture, Chair of the Belarusian National Technical University of Sergey Sergachev explores the history of folk architecture of Belarus, and also the problems of preservation of historical and cultural heritage and the development of traditions in modern architecture, including recreation facilities, tourism and sports.
Sergey Sergachev is one of the founders of the Belarusian State Museum of Folk Architecture and Rural Life in the village Ozertso, the Minsk Region (1977–1983), the museum complex of folk crafts "Dudutki", the Pukhovichi Region (1992–1997). His most significant architectural projects are the houses along Rokossovsky Avenue and Maxim Tank Street (1971–1972), the ski center "Solar Valley" in Minsk (2006), the exhibition "Peasant farmstead" in the historical and cultural complex "Stalin Line" in the Minsk Region (2006). He is also the restorer of a number of architectural monuments, such as a barn in the exhibition "Mill" in the Historical and Cultural Reserve "Zaslavl" (1993), a farm near the village of Molcha, the Svetlogorsk District (2006) and others, one of the organizers of the rural tourism system in Belarus, and consultant of the Belarusian public association "Rest in the countryside".
The exhibition allows visitors to get acquainted with many works of Sergey Sergachev placed in scientific journals, collections of scientific papers, teaching aids and encyclopedic publications, including monographs Belarusian folk architecture (1992), The jewel in Gorki: the skyline of the Agricultural Academy (2010), Folk architecture of Belarus. Past and present (2015).
About 60 documents are on display.
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