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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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In the eyes of a contemporary citizen, this tall building could be perceived as the equivalent of the offices or multifunctional buildings of the interwar Kaunas.The building housed various institutions: publishing houses and editorial offices associated with the leading party of Lithuania in the..

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To counter the effect of the tzar’s interdiction to erect buildings with more than two floors in Kaunas, new legislation was passed after the country regained its independence. To purposefully destroy the flattish city’s landscape, and to model Kaunas after the examples of Europe’s capitals, it..

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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.

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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 It may seem like a very long time, and every monument that reminds us of that period is often seen as an outdated relic.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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The most famous and modern sacred building of the interwar period in Lithuania. 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,..

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The benchmark for modern and luxurious construction

Over ten thousand new buildings were built in Kaunas 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..

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