- Dichotomy of Form and Content 2018.12.12 Author Tomas Skripkiūnas Introduction Dichotomy of form and content is the division of a single object/unit into two parts. The separation of form and content can be disastrous to the work of art, but it is very important to distinguish these two elements of the work in its analysis and research. The paper tries to […]
- Spirit of Place (Genius Loci) and the Appreciation of Its Manifestations 2018.12.09 Author Vytautas Petrušonis Introduction The article, published in Made in Vilnius, indicates that after the UNESCO Advisory Mission to Vilnius in early 2013 Lithuania has finally received favourable official conclusions from the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization regarding the first part of the Park of Architecture – the conversion of the former Skaiteks […]
- The Readability of the Urban Landscape as Identity Indicator 2018.12.03 Authors Prof. Dr. Kęstutis Zaleckis, Assoc. prof. Indrė Gražulevičiūtė-Vileniškė, Jurga Vitkuvienė The Technical University of Kaunas* Introduction Looking at architecture or urban structures and exploring them in different contexts, the focus is on volume and form, and the space between architectural volumes and boundaries is most often seen as emptiness.
- Lazdynai – a constructed spirit of the place? 2018.12.01 Author Viltė Janušauskaitė Introduction The classic of the Genius loci subject Christian Norberg-Schulz in his prominent work “Genius loci: towards a phenomenology of architecture” (1980) states that a classical place, which undoubtedly has its genius loci, is a medieval city. And on the contrary – “new”, i.e. modernism architecture is to blame for destruction of […]
- Architectural genius: the categories of artistic suggestion and individuality 2018.11.30 Author Gytis Oržikauskas Introduction According to Roman mythology, a ‘genius’ is the divine nature that comes into every individual person at birth, containing the entire potential of that person’s fate. In architectural theory the concept of ‘genius’ is used to talk about the scale of an architect’s creative potential, i.e. ‘ingenuity’, or the immaterial […]
- Between recognized as heritage and vibrant city: the case of Vilnius 2018.11.24 Author Skaidra Trilupaitytė City as a place of coexistence and tension The image of the capital of Lithuania, a historically significant cultural city in the public space has long been developed by emphasizing Europeanism, highlighting the metaphor of the crossroads between East and West.