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Algimantas Nasvytis
Lithuanian architect

Algimantas Nasvytis

Algimantas Nasvytis
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Intro Lithuanian architect
Was Architect Professor Educator Politician
From Lithuania Russia
Field Academia Engineering Politics
Gender male
Birth 8 April 1928, Kaunas, Russian Empire
Death 27 July 2018, Vilnius, Lithuania (aged 90 years)
Star sign Aries
Politics Sąjūdis
Family
Siblings: Vytautas Nasvytis
Education
Vilnius Academy of Art 1946-1952
Notable Works
Lithuanian National Drama Theatre  
Awards
USSR State Prize 1982
Council of Ministers of the Soviet Union Prize 1976
Independence Medal 2000
People's Architect of the USSR 1982
Officer's Crosses of the Order of the Lithuanian Grand Duke Gediminas 1998
Government Art and Culture Award 2003
Algimantas Nasvytis
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Biography

Algimantas Nasvytis (8 April 1928 – 27 July 2018) was a Lithuanian architect. He was active in the pro-independence Sąjūdis movement and served as Minister of Construction and Urban Development in the first four Cabinets of Lithuania after Lithuania declared independence from the Soviet Union.

Neringa restaurant Vilnius, architect Algimantas Nasvytis

In 1946 Nasvytis enrolled into the State Art Institute of Lithuania (now Vilnius Academy of Art). Some of his works include Neringa cafe [lt] and hotel in Vilnius (1960), detailed zoning plans for Vilnius (1971–1979), Seimas Palace (1982), Lithuanian National Drama Theatre (1982), Hotel Lietuva (1983), White Bridge across Neris (1995), Akropolis/Vilnius (2002). Nasvytis often cooperated with his twin brother Vytautas Nasvytis. In 1978, Nasvytis began teaching at the Vilnius Gediminas Technical University and in 1993 earned the title of professor. From 1993 to 1996 he was the chairman of the Lithuanian Architects' Union.

The contents of this page are sourced from Wikipedia article on 15 Apr 2020. The contents are available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license.
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