Iosif Grigor’evich Langbard, also Josef Langbard (Bielsk Podlaski, Grodno Governorate January 6, 1882 - Leningrad, January 3, 1951) was a Soviet Belarus architect and Honored Artist of the Byelorussian SSR (1934).
Langbard studied architecture at the Grekov Odessa Art school in 1901 and then St. Petersburg Academy of Arts (1907-1914), and later returned there to teach becoming a professor from 1939-1950. He was the architect of many of most important Soviet-era buildings in Minsk including the Government Building of the BSSR (be:Дом урада, Мінск 1930–33), the Minsk Officers’ House (1934–39), the Byelorussian Theater of Opera and Ballet (1935–38), and the Academy of Sciences of the BSSR (1935–39). Langbard also worked on buildings in Kiev after it became the Ukrainian capital, such as the building of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Ukraine.
- Monument to Taras Shevchenko
- Great Soviet Encyclopedia Langbard, Iosif Grigor’evich
- Centropa: a journal of central European architecture and related arts:4 2004 "Almost all these buildings were designed by the architect Iosiph Langbard. The light grey facades of the mostly simple ground-plans of the buildings are remarkable examples of architecture representing a cross between Russian ..."
- Kiev Ancient and Modern City Mykola Fedorovych Kotliar, "After the Ukrainian capital was moved to Kiev construction started on the central government square over the Dnieper Hills (architect IG Langbard). "
- Архитектор Иосиф Григорьевич Лангбард (1882—1951). К 125- летию со дня рождения (Russian)
- Биографическая статья в журнале «Мишпоха» (Russian)
- Творчество архитектора И. Г. Лангбарда (Russian)
- Архитектор Иосиф Лангбард (Russian)
- ТРУДОВАЯ КНИЖКА ИОСИФА ЛАНГБАРДА, ИЛИ ИСТОРИЯ О ТОМ, КАК В МИНСК ВЕРНУЛСЯ АРХИВ ЛЕГЕНДАРНОГО ЗОДЧЕГО (Russian)
- Дом офицеров в Минске. История и настоящее (Russian)