SHVIDKOVSKY, Dimitri. Also writes as Dmitri Chvidkovski. Russian, b. 1959. Genres: Architecture. Career: Moscow Institute of Architecture, Russia, professor of architectural history and head of department, 1991-. Academy of Art of the Russian Federation, chairman of Department of the History and Theory of Art, 1986-. Society of Antiquaries of London, honorary fellow; Ordre du Merite (France), 1999. Publications: St. Petersburg (in French), 1995, trans., 1996; The Empress and the Architect: Architecture and Gardens at the Court of Catherine the Great, 1996; Moscow: A Guide for Architects, 1997; The Moscow Mansions, 1997. Address: Department of the History of Architecture, Moscow Institute of Architecture, 11 Rojdestvenka, Moscow, Russia.