Science – Future of Lithuania / Mokslas – Lietuvos Ateitis, Vol 3, No 3 (2011)

Urban Cores in the Valey of River Neris in Vilnius – System or Uncontroled Coincidence?

Monika Kajackaitė


The idea of an article emerged of an observation of architectural – urban complex developement in the right coast of river Neris. This complex is partly materialized 70’s idea of “architectural hills”. Despite of sceptical or even opponential heritage guard’s  attitude about this complex, evident that it is successful realization of  considerable dimension urban conception. On the other hand, the result contravene primary idea, because it takes considerably bigger area of cities topography, i.e. situated on both sides of Konstitucijos avenue, thuthermore, practical realized changed system of altitude accents, and so on. Distinctly identified visual zones of urban cores in the city raise a question if the mentioned cores organize common compositional  system, or if it’s development  is based only on local principles of compositional idea. The main aim of this article – suggest methodical development principles of urban structure, considered on territories spatial compositional systems particularity. An article is the result of certain research, in which were evaluated transformations of territories urban structure, compositional importance to visual identity of a city, and structurised perspective strategy of territories urban development.

Article in Lithuanian

Article in: Lithuanian

Article published: 2011-06-07

Keyword(s): urban cores, visual zones of dominance, system of urban cores, urban conception, architectural – urban complex

DOI: 10.3846/mla.2011.058

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