Dmitri Buynov

Azerbaijani architect
Russian 22: Буйнов Дмитрий Дмитриевич
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Born6 August 1859
Alma materBaku Real School
BuildingsBaku real school building
The building of St. Nina Girls' gymnasium

Dmitri Buynov (August 6, 1859, Baku - 1916 at the earliest) was an architect who was born and worked in Baku. He is the architect of the building of the Baku Real School and the building of the St. Nina Girls' Gymnasium.[1]

Life and activities

Dmitriy Buynov was born on August 6, 1859, in Baku. His father was the head of the 2nd Baku treasury department. He received his first education in Baku Real School. In 1878, he entered the Construction School, and after graduating in 1884, he received the rank of first-class civil engineer. He started his career as a junior engineer in Volynsk province. There, in 1884–1886, he built 5 wooden bridges over the Viliyu and Gorin rivers in the city of Ostroh.[2]

In 1886, he started working in the construction department of the Baku governorate administration. In 1889, he received the rank of titular adviser. In 1893, Dmitriy Buynov was appointed architect of Baku governorate. He worked in this position until 1900. Between 1886 and 1890, he built a building for the St. Nina Girls' Gymnasium on Nikolayev (now Istiglaliyet) Street.[3] In 1900, Buynov was appointed engineer of the Baku governorate and worked in this position until 1907. During the years 1901–1904, he was engaged in the construction of a new building for the Baku real school according to his own project. In 1907–1908, Dmitry Buynov worked in Tiflis as a construction and road technician under the Viceroy of the Caucasus, and is also the chairman of the Technical Meeting at the Office of the Viceroy. In 1909, Buynov received the rank of real state councilor. In 1916 he became a member of the Audit Commission of the Caucasian District Directorate of the Russian Red Cross Society.[2]

There is no information about the further fate of Dmitri Buynov.[2]


  1. ^ Shamil Fatullayev (2013). Bakı memarları XIX əsrin sonu - XX əsrin əvvəlində / Baku architects in the late XIX - early XX centuries (PDF). Baku: Şərq-Qərb nəşriyyatı. p. 29. ISBN 978-9952-32-020-6.
  2. ^ a b c "Буйнов Дмитрий Дмитриевич - гражданский инженер" (in Russian). December 6, 2012. Archived from the original on May 18, 2020. Retrieved August 15, 2022.
  3. ^ О. Буланова (April 30, 2016). ""Бакинское женское учебное заведение Св. Нины"" (in Russian). Archived from the original on February 15, 2020. Retrieved August 15, 2022.