Studio: Aketuri architektai
Authors: Milda Rekevičienė, Kazimieras Kasteckas, Samuel Mora, Ieva Marcinonytė, Kristina Šimkūnaitė, Lukas Rekevičius. Konstruktoriai: K. Veteris, J. Anačenko
Address: Basanavičiaus g. 4a, Vilnius
Year: 2022 m.
Photographer: Lukas Mykolaitis, Aketuri
About: A project with an exceptional location - the site has
never been built on, and the first building to appear
here is the one we have reconstructed. It is also the site
of the first Vilnius Planetarium, built in 1960. As this
building did not exist then, the planetarium dome was
visible from the street. When reconstructing this
building, the idea was to mark this "cosmic past" with
slightly extravagant, upward-looking volumes.
The building has several layers of meaning - a
thoroughly modern essence covered by a respectful
façade composition that echoes the rhythms of the old