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In 1763 – the architectural student. In 1776 appointed assistant architect to the production of buildings of the Academy of arts. In 1782, produced in the "for architects"; in 1786 he was appointed to architects, elected to "assigned" and given the task: "to Make the project the Senate, the length of the position of the main parties to the monument of Peter the forty-five fathoms, a width of the Neva river 35 fathoms. On three sides it open, and the fourth to a nearby wall, the entrances would be from all three open sides, high on all sides 10 seven feet, three floors, excluding cellars, in which to position 4 of the Department with their chief Prosecutor, a secret expedition, king of arms office, archive, printing, de garde, a clean yard, two yard for firewood." Academy of architecture, St. Petersburg Academy of arts. The Builder of the first building of the Imperial Public library.