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Kaunas Mosque

Kaunas, Lithuania
by Adolfas Netyksa, ...

There are only four remaining mosques in Lithuania, and Kaunas Mosque, also known as Vytautas the Great Mosque is one of them. Kaunas had a wooden mosque built in 1860, but in 1930 for the commemoration of the 500th death anniversary of Vytautas the Great, the Grand Duke who invited Tatars to..

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In 1934 architect Vaclovas Michnevičius designed a neo-gothic church for the Evangelical and Reformed community in Kaunas. However, the decision was made that “the project cannot be built in the form in which it currently is”, since its design did not fit well with its surroundings. A new design..

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Pažėrai Sacred Heart Church

Kaunas district, Lithuania
by Stasys Kudokas

One masterpiece of architect Stasys Kudokas was built in a small village of Pažėrai in Kaunas district. The construction of the Church of the Sacred Heart of Jesus started in 1936, and was funded by the money that was donated by the catholic community. Unfortunately, the construction of modernist..

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In 1930s Šančiai was a densely populated area of Kaunas, and the number of churches was not sufficient to accommodate all believers. In 1935 a design for a new church was prepared by architect Algirdas Šalkauskas and then finished in 1936 by architect Adolfas Netyksa. The construction was..

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Kotva Department Store

Prague, Czech Republic
by Vladimír Machonin, ...

Located in the Old Town district of Prague and situated on Republic Square, Kotva was built between 1970 and 1975 designed by Czech architects, and a married couple, Věra Machoninová and Vladimír Machonin. It was constructed by a Swedish company which was very unusual that time. Its ground plan..

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Transgas Complex

Prague, Czech Republic
by Jindřich Malátek, ...

Former telemetric control center of International gas pipeline Transgas Complex is situated in the center of Prague, near the National Museum, Main Railway station and Czech Radio Headquarters, at the border between Vinohrady neighborhood. The objects are arranged into urban micro-landscape,..

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The Federal Assembly was the federal parliament of Czechoslovakia from January 1, 1969 to the dissolution of Czechoslovakia on December 31, 1992. It was Czechoslovakia's highest legislative institution. The Assembly building was originally a stock exchange, designed by Jaroslav Rössler and..

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Žižkov Television Tower

Prague, Czech Republic
by Václav Aulický, ...

The Žižkov Television Tower is a unique transmitter tower, built in Prague between 1985 and 1992. Designed by architect Václav Aulický and engineer Jiří Kozák, it stands above the city's traditional skyline. The tower is an example of high-tech architecture.

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