Archinect - News 2016-05-31T12:15:09-04:00 Melnikov House facing demolition Archinect 2013-04-15T20:45:00-04:00 >2013-04-22T18:31:20-04:00 <img src="" width="514" height="342" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The Russian avant-garde architect Konstantin Melnikov&rsquo;s seminal cylindrical house in Moscow, which has inspired architects around the world for nearly a century, is gravely threatened by construction of a large multipurpose complex abutting its tiny backyard, Russian and international preservationists say.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html> Melnikov House in danger of collapse Archinect 2012-12-12T15:26:00-05:00 >2012-12-16T22:02:16-05:00 <img src="" width="514" height="385" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The house is still inhabited by Viktor's daughter, Ekaterina Karinskaya. Ever since Viktor died in 2006, there have been plans to turn the building into a museum, but a family dispute involving Ms Karinskaya, her sister, the Moscow government and a multi-millionaire has meant that no progress has been made. Preservationists say a nearby construction site has caused the foundations of the Melnikov House to be put in danger.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html>