By Richard Pare Moscow's Shukhov radio tower, completed in 1922, has fallen into disrepair and is scheduled for dismantling. By Richard Pare Vladimir Grigorievich Shukhov's hyperbolic tower is one of the superlative engineering feats of the twentieth century, according to the engineers and architects that want to preserve it. Related Links: Shukhov Tower Federation Motherboard: Architects to Putin, "Save Moscow's Eiffel! Internationally renowned structural engineers and architects are calling on Russian President Vladimir Putin to save from demolition Moscow’s iconic Shukhov radio tower. Designed by Vladimir Grigorievich Shukhov, who is credited with developing the hyperbolic-tower concept, the 92-year-old steelwork structure
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