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Shchetinina, Anna Alexandrovna


Biographical Note

Anna Alexandrovna Shchetinina is a Soviet and Russian architect, interior designer, and modern artist.

Anna Shchetinina was born on April 27, 1958 in Moscow, USSR. Anna Shchetinina's father was a Soviet physicist. He was the head of the Expirimental Labratory and the Central Aerological Observatory Expeditions at the USSR Academy of Sciences in Moscow. Her mother was the Deputy Chief Economist for "Dzerzhinets."

In 1982, Anna graduated from the Moscow Architectural Institute. In 1991, she opened Terra, an architectural firm in Moscow concentrating on private interiors and larger projects. As the head of Terra, Shchetinina worked on the cinema called "Drummer" and restaurants in Ostankino Tower, which is owned by the unitary enterprise Russian TV and Radio Broadcasting Network in Moscow.

Her first marriage was to Vasily Vladimirovich Bychkov from 1977-1990. Bychkov is a Soviet architect, Russian businessman, and public and political figure. Bychkov is also a member of the Civic Chamber of the Russian Federation.

Between 1994-1995, Anna Shchetinina remarried an English architect and moved to the United Kingdom. While residing in the United Kingdom, Shchetinina worked on several private galleries.

Shchetinina was encouraged by friends to return to Russia. She became the head of landscape workshops for the Nikola-Lenivets park, a place for artists to live and work. At Nikola-Lenivets, Anna met Vasily Mikhailovichy Shchetinina, a Russian artist and architect. Shchetinina and Shchetinin married in 1996.

Anna Shchetinina is also a member of the Union of Architects of Russia and the Russian Union of Artists. Her firm, Terra, is still active and undertakes projects of design and reconstruction of residential, public, and industrial buildings. In addition, Terra offers landscape organization, creation of interior items, and art layouts. Terra has been published in various architectural journals including "Arch-Moscow", "Headquarters", "The Best Interiors", "Tabouret", "Architectural Herald", and others.

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Anna Alexandrovna Shchetinina Architectural Collection

Identifier: Ms-2007-031
Abstract Anna Alexandrovna Shchetinina (1958-present) graduated from the Moscow Architectural Institute in 1982. Anna Shchetinina founded her architecture studio, TERRA, in 1991. Anna Schetinina serves as the Head of the Studio. TERRA focuses on interior design as well as larger projects. Some projects of note include Anna's work on the interior design for the cinema "Drummer" and restaurants in Ostankino tower. Anna Shchetinina is a member of the Union of Architects of Russia and the Russian...
Dates: 2001 - 2005