Science – Future of Lithuania / Mokslas – Lietuvos Ateitis, Vol 1, No 2 (2009)

Some Features of the Development of Lithuanian Sacral Architecture in 20th–21st Centuries

Linas Krūgelis


The development of Lithuanian sacral architecture in the XX century has suffered from some heavy interruptions. During five decades of soviet occupation the spread of religious mind was inhibited. There were not built almost any churches in that period. That determined a lack of creative experience for architects in the last decade of XX century. The result of these circumstances was a complicated regeneration of sacral architecture traditions. The main purpose of this article is to review various features of Lithuanian sacral architecture development in the mentioned period and to illustrate some positive and negative samples .

Article in Lithuanian

Article in: English

Article published: 2011-04-11

Keyword(s): sacral space; churches; symbols; light; tradition of sacral architecture

DOI: 10.3846/mla.2009.2.13

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