Krasnodar, 13 January. Nafiset Kushu, the first female architect in the history of Adyghea, died on January 4.
She was born in Ponezhukai, Teuchezhsky rayon. Nafiset graduated from Moscow Architectural Institute. In 1973, she joined the Krasnodar regional branch of the Union of Architects, and since the organisation of its Adyghean branch she had continuously been serving as its chairperson.
In October 1973, Nafiset Kushu was appointed Chief Architect of the city of Maikop. Working in that position for 24 years, she made a huge contribution to the development of architecture and municipal engineering of the city. In May 1997, Nafiset was appointed Director of the North Caucasian branch of the State Museum of Arts of Oriental Peoples. Thankful to her endeavours, the facility became the best museum of fine and applied arts in southern Russia.
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