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The Apostle Varnavas and Saint Makarios Church built in the 1970s is a good, but rare, example of a contemporary religious building designed to surpass the official formal and ideological restrictions set by the Orthodox Church. This building consists of three consecutive vaults of different..

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The three bedroom house and atelier for the artist Theodotos Kanthos is considered to be one of the first examples of buildings in Cyprus that incorporated the values and overall principals of Modern Architecture such as the use of pilots, no ornamentation, the clear distinction between..

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Though abandoned, the Municipal Market in Athienou is another great example built in the 1950s, that combines the local limestone bricks with an exposed concrete structure. The building, as an urban entity, is situated in front of a church, connected by a square. Internally the building is..

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This church is the most famous and modern sacred building of the interwar period in Lithuania. It was planned to be and always was a symbol of the nation`s rebirth and independence. The idea of ​​building a sanctuary, as a monument for God was announced in 1928. One of the requirements was that..

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Almost a full century stands between us, and the First Lithuanian Republic. It may seem like a very long time, and every monument that reminds us of that period is often seen as an outdated relic. The Central Post Office building, however, still stands as a perfect example for understanding the..

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An icon of Lithuanian Modernist Architecture, an example of beauty revealed in simplicity, this building earned a bronze medal and honorary diploma in a 1937 world exhibition held in Paris and called "Exposition International des Arts et des Techniques". The road towards final design of the..

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State Savings Bank

Kaunas, Lithuania
by Arnas Funkas, ...

Besides the Savings Bank the building also hat to accommodate the Commerce Department, the Statistics Bureau, and some other state offices. The three blocks constructing the building form a half-closed yard. The main volume alongside the avenue has six storeys and the other two have five.

The..

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The benchmark for modern and luxurious construction was over ten thousand new buildings built during the twenty years of inter-war independence. Modern multi-storey residential houses – a sign of prosperity in the capital – started to germinate in the center of Kaunas. These new houses had to..

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