Science – Future of Lithuania / Mokslas – Lietuvos Ateitis, Vol 2, No 3 (2010)

The Architectural Features and Prevalence of Contemporary Landmarks in Kaunas City

Almantas Bružas


The article focuses on contemporary architectural accents and their architectural features in Kaunas city. The paper also analyses the prevalence of contemporary architectural accents in the city. Some tendencies towards creating Kaunas landmarks, relationship between them and the built environment and aesthetic measures are discussed on the basis of analyzing the most important and characteristic sacral, commercial, industrial and residential architecture patterns. It can be concluded that contemporary materials as well as a lightweight construction and the courage of architects helped with producing the image of modern architectural landmark, though the spread of Kaunas contemporary landmarks has a chaotic character and the cityscape has not been enriched by the powerful dominants of space structure.

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Article in: Lithuanian

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Keyword(s): landmarks; contemporary architecture; cityscape; space dominants

DOI: 10.3846/mla.2010.052

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Science – Future of Lithuania / Mokslas – Lietuvos Ateitis ISSN 2029-2341, eISSN 2029-2252
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