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Dur i ngt her es ear c hphas e,oneoft hemos ti mpor t antt as kswast of i ndv al i ds our c esaboutt he pas t-pl anni ng .s t ar toft hec ons t r uc t i on.peopl emov i ngi nandmor e.T her ef or e,al l t hepos s i bl e ar t i c l es ,ar c hi v edi nt hec ent r al l i br ar yofKaunas ,wer er eadandanal y s ed.T or es ear c hot her par toft hes t or y .meet i ngwi t ht heheadar c hi t ec toft hemi c r or ay on-Saul i usL uk oš i uswas ar r ang ed. Si nc et hes ec ondpar tofr es ear c hwasaboutI dent i t ypeopl ewer ei nt er v i ewedandt hei r ans wer swer ec l as s i f i edi nt ot hr eel ev el s .Fi r s tone-l oc al peopl ef r om Ši l ai ni ai ,s ec ondoneKaunasdwel l er s ,t hi r done-nat i onal l ev el .Res pondent swer eas k edt oi dent i f yŠi l ai ni ai us i ng onl yonewor dandnamei ndi c at i v eobj ec ti nt hedi s t r i c t .

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Fi nal l y ,f ort hei dent i t ypar t ,s oc i al medi awasr es ear c hedi nor dert of i ndwhatpeopl ear epos t i ngc onnec t edt ot hek ey wor d#Ši l ai ni ai .Al l t hepos t swer eg ener al i z edt of i t10maj ort hemes wi t has s oc i at edt ag s .

RESEARCHCONCL USI ON: ŠI LAI NI AIHAVEALACKOFPART I CULARI DENT I TY ,YETHI ST ORYAND SURROUNDI NGSHAVEPOT ENT I ALT OSHAPEI T .

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I nc r eas edus abi l i t yofpedes t r i anandbi c y c l epat hsc r eat esoppor t uni t yt oc hang ewi dt hsoft he r oads ,maki ngt hem s mal l erandus i ngnews pac ef org r eener y . Oneoft hemai ni s s uesofĹ i l ai ni ai i spar ki ng .T hel oopi nc r eas esus eofmor es us t ai nabl et r ans por t ,s pot sf orc ars har i ngs y s t emsands hor tt er m par ki ngr educ est heov er al l amountofc ar s . L ac kofdeardi s t i nc t i onbet weenpubl i candpr i v at ei ss ol v edbyc l os i ngbl oc kswi t hnewhous i ng ,g r eener yorc ompl et el yopeni ngi tt opubl i c . Bydef i ni ngpubl i cs pac es .s t r uc t ur i s i ngex i s t i ngpat hsandl eav i ngonl ynec es s ar ypav ement s . hug eamountofhar ds ur f ac esar er emov ed.

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SPAI N ST REETANDPUBLI CPLACE DAT E 201709/201801 T UT OR PURI FI CACI ONDI AZ PHASE UNI VERSI TYPROJ ECT ,I NDI VI DUAL TYPE URBANANDLANDSCAPEDESI GN SI ZE MEDI UM T ASKS DESI GNST REET,CONNECT I NGTWONEI GHBOURHODS,DESI GN PEDEST RI ANPAT HANDPUBL CSPACE Mydesi gni sbasedonsust ai nabi l i t y ,ci r cul areconomyandexi st i ngsi t uat i on.Si ncet her ewer e exi st i ngconect i onsandr oads,It r i edt ocr eat enewst r eetonol dst r uct ur es.Fi r st l y ,becouse t heseaxi sar eal r eadyt est ed,secondl y–t her ewoul dbel essmat er i al sused. Di f f er entpar t sofnewmai nr oad,t hatconnect spoi nt sCwi t hC‘under l i neswi t hol derr oad,j ust t hedesi gnandwi dt hofi ti si mpr oved.I nt hi swaymat er i al swi l lbesaved.Whati smor e,It r i ed t ogetasmuchconnect i onswi t hot herr oadsaspossi bl ef r om onest r eet .Asaconsequence, l essr oadsar er equi r edt hatwoul ddi st ur bexi st i ngl andscape.Mostconnect i onaxi si nmypr oj ectwer eal r eadyt her e,t heyar ej usti mpr oved.Someofol deraxi sar edest r oy ed,basedoni dea t hatt heycoul dbeaccessedanot herwayandmai n,hi gherspeedandt r anspor tr oadwoul d havel esscr ossr oads–i twi l lbesaf er .Si nceatpoi ntCwhi chi smai nent r ancet omypr oj ect f r om seasi det her ear e5di f f er entr oads, Hal fofwi depedest r i anst r eet( f orvar i ouski ndsoft r anspor tandact i vi t i es:cy cl i ng,wal ki ng, hi ki ng,pl ay i ngandet c. )ar ei nt hesamehei ghtasr oad–t heyar et oget her .Cl oset ot hi ssi dewal kt her ewer et wof r eespace–oneunused,oneal r eadybei ngused.Ideci dedt ocr eat e t wopar ksi nt her e.Lat t eronei sbi ggerandi nt her eIcr eat ednewat t r act i onpoi nt–seat i ng ar eacl oset or i ver .Onf r ee,st eepspace,hal f wayi nt hepr oj ect ,r oadandmai npedest r i anst r eet separ at es–r oadt her ebecomest oost eepf orl ei sur ewal ki ng.Pedest r i anst r eetmakesmor e t ur ns,i nt hi swaycr eat i ngmor epubl i cspacesandl ookoutpoi nt st ot heseeandevenmor econnect i ons.T ocr eat ef ast ert r avel l i ngpossi bi l i t yt her ear ewi dest ai r st hatser veaspubl i cspace andl ookoutpoi nti t sel f .I nt heendt her ear epl ai nar eat hatmar ksendoft hepr oj ect . Par toft heveget at i onsy st em wi l lbef r om pr eser vedt r ees.Whati smor e,newt r eesar epl ant ed di agonal l yt oeachot her ,i nt hi swaypedest r i anst r eet–paseo–havemor edi f f er entsect i ons andi smor ei nt er est i ngf orpeopl et ovi si t .

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EXI ST I NGROADSY ST EM

NEW ROADSY ST EM

EXI ST I NGSPACES

NEW ANDI MPROVEDPUBL I CSPACES

Imai nl yf oc us edonc r eat i ngpubl i cs pac ewi t hhug ev ar i at yofac t i v i t i est oat t r ac tpeopl e.Y etIdi dn’ twantt oov er pr og r am i t :Ic r eat edz onesf orpeopl et oi nt er pr et at eby t hems el f si ns t eadofc r eat i nghug eamountoff ac i l i t i es .T her ef or eac t i v i t i esar emor epos s i bi l i t i es .Al l z onesar es hapedac c or di ngt oex i s t i ngr el i efandpos s i bl emov ement . Ar ea,c l os et ohi g hway ,i sf r eef r om t r eesandmor eur ban.Si nc et her ewasex i s t i ng3m di f f er enc ebet weens ur f ac es ,Ides i g neds t ai r sf ors eat i ng .Asar es ul t ,beaut i f ul v i ewsar ec r eat edt owar dst hes eeandev enmov ementofhi g hway .Mul t i pur pos epl anei ss hapedbet weenmai nmov ementax i s ,notdi s t ur bi ngt hem,butc onnec t i ng .I n t henor t her npar toft hes i t er el i efc hang edag ai nby2m.T her ef or eI pr opos edher ear eac ov er edbyt r ees ,t oc r eat es hadowsf orhotSummerday . Whati smor e,Ides i g neds t r uc t ur esf orc hi l dr enpl ay g r oundandl ook out .T hes es t r uc t ur eswoul dhav el i g ht i ngands eat i ngi nv ol v ed.Whati smor e,t heys hapei dent i t yof t hepl ac e.I nur banpar tIpr opos e2f l oorbui l di ngwi t hus abl er oof t op.T hi sbui l di ngi sc l os et ot hes t ai r sandc oul dpr ov i dev enuef orc onc er t s ,out doorc i nemaort heat r e. Di f er enc ebet weenur banandg r eenz onesands eat i ngs t r uc t ur esc r eat ephy l os ophi c al c onnec t i onbet weenhi g hands t eapmount ai nandt hes ea.T hi sc onnec t i oni s s t r eng ht endi npl ac ewher eear l i erdes i g nedpas eoj oi nswi t hPubl i cs pac e.T hi sc onnec t i oni sex panded, openi ngv i ewt owar dst hes eaandbl ur i ngdi v i s i onbet weent hes et wopl ac es . r eeshav eani mpor t antr ol ei nmydes i g n.T r eesc r eat es epar et i onf r om ur banpar tt og r eenpar t .I nur banpar tt her ei sl es st r ees .T r eesf or m mai nmov ementax i s ,and T t hei rv ar i at i onofs i z esc r eat ec ont i nuat i onf r om mount ai nt ot hes ea.Whati smor e,Ipr es er v emos tof ex i s t i ngt r ees . Ic hoos edt wot y pesoft r eest hatar ec ommoni nBar c el ona.Onei st al l erandwi der( el m) ,anot herones mal l er( or ang e) .T hei rbot hhei g ht sal l oweas ypas s ag et hr oug h t hem.

MOVEMENTSCHEME

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LI T HUANI A NEW OL YMPI CSI ZESWI MMI NGPOOLWI T HSPAZONE DAT E 201802/201806 T UT OR GI NT ARASBALČYT I S PHASE BACHEL ORGRADUAT I ONPROJ ECT TYPE RESEARCH,URBAN,LANDSCAPEAND ARCHI T ECT URALDESI GN SCALE MEDI UM T ASKS ANAL YSI S,CHOOSEPLACEFORPEDEST RI ANBRI DGE,DESI GN RI VERFRONT ,ST REET ,SQUAREANDSWI MMI NGPOOLWI T H SPAZONE,I NT ERI ORDESI GN T hi st hes i sanal y s i shi s t or y ,c onnec t i v i t y ,i nt eg r at i on,z oni ng ,c ul t ur al her i t ag eand pot ent i al ofL owerF r edat er i t t or y .Whati smor e,i tt al ksaboutpool si nKaunasand L i t huani a,t hei rneeds ,s pec i al f eat ur esandanal og ues .I tanal y s i sWor l dWat er Spor t sF edder at i on‘ s( FI NA)r equi r ement s . y mpi cs i z es wi mmi ngpool wi t haSPAz onei sdes i g nedasmul t i f unc t i onal Anewol pr oj ec t ,t hatc anhos ts por t s ‘c ompet i t i ons ,t r ai ni ng ,v ar i ousex er c i s e, t hatc anbeat t endedbyal l ag epeopl e.T heSPAz onei sal l oc at edf orl ei s ur eac t i v i t i esi ns aunas , pool s ,bat hs ,t her ear er es t aur antandmas s ag er ooms .Cl earg l as sf ac adesc r eat es v i s ual c onnec t i onbet weenv i s i t or sandpedes t r i ans . T hes ur r oundi ng soft hebui l di ngar edes i g nedbas edont her es ear c h.Pl ac ef orpedes t r i anbr i dg ei sc hos en,i tex t endsex i s t i ngNor t h–Sout hax i sofKaunasc i t y c ent er .Whati smor e,pos s i bi l i t yt oc onnec twi t hnor t her npar toft heAl eks ot asi s c r eat ed.T hec arpar ki ngl oti sdes i g nednex tt ot hepedes t r i anal l ey ,i t ‘ spr i mar yus e i sf ort hepool ,buti tal s oc oul dbeus edf orot herbui l di ng s ,f orex ampl e,Žal g i r i s Ar ena.Ont her oofoft hepar ki ngl ott her ei sapubl i cs quar e.

AXI SSCHEME

T hepr of i l eofH.andO.Mi nk ov s ki us t .i sdes i g nedass us t ai nabl e,humani t ar i an s t r eet .Whati smor e,g r een,ec ol og i c al r i v er f r onti sc r eat ed.I tc ol dbec omeoppos i t i onf orc onc r et eKar al i usMi ndaug aspr .r i v er s i de.


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T hemos ti mpor t antpar tofur banc onc epti sc r eat i onofax i sbet weenRes publ i k osandKr ant o s t r eet s ,i t ‘ sc onnec t i onwi t hbui l di ng ‘ spr og r am.T hemai nent r anc ei ss av edandhi g hl i g ht ed f r om Res publ i k oss t r eet ‘ ss i de.Whati smor e,weof f ert oc r eat eonemor emai nent r anc ef r om Kr ant os t r eet .Wor k er ‘ sent r anc e,under g r oundpar ki ngent r anc eandpl ac ewher ewor ksofar t wi l l beunl oadedar epos i t i onedont heT opol i ųs t r eets i de.

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Nex tt opedes t r i anal l eywedes i g nl ongent r anc ehal l ,t hati sl i k ei nt er i orex t ens i onofax i s , s ec ondax i sbet weenRes publ i k osandKr ant os t r eet s .T her ear emor epos s i bl eent r anc ebet weenhal l andal l ey ,out s i det er r ac ef orc af f et er i aandot hert y pesofl ei s ur e.T hi ski ndofc onnec t i onc r eat espos s i bi l i t yt oex t endex t er i orex hi bi t i ons pac eandj oi ni twi t hent r anc ehal l ,or g ani s eev ent si nmor ef l ex i bl eway .


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Wedec i dedt os av et hemai nmas sofex i s t i ngbui l di ng ,whi c hdi c t at edSt as y sEi dr i g ev i č i usar t c ent erar c hi t ec t ur al ex pr es s i on.F ut her mor ewedec i dedt ohi g hl i g htmai nv ol ume‘ sc ompos i t i on wi t hent r anc eands t ai r c as e‘ sv ol umes ,r el at i ons hi pwi t hi t ‘ ss ur r oundi ng s .

VI SI T ORSMOVEMENT

Anot herv er yi mpor t antas pec ti ndes i g ns t ag ef oruswast hel i f e,wor kandwi s hesofSt as y sEi dr i g ev i č i us .Whi l eanal y s i ngaut hor swor kswet r i edt os ear c hf ort hemos ti mpor t anti deas ,el ement s ,t houg ht s .I nhi swor kswef el tc l os ur e,s ens i t i v i t y ,i r ony ,s ur pr i s e,pr ov oc at i on.Chaot i c t houg ht sex pr es s i onofSt as y sEi dr i g ev i č i usdi c t adedar c hi t ec ur al f or ms .Wet r i edt or epr es ent t hemai nandi mpor t antel ement sf orhi m,unex pec t edl i nes .


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UNERGROUNDPARKI NGSCHEME.2ST AGEOFPROJ ECT . PART SOFOVERGROUNDPARKI NGWI L LBEREMOVED.

Wec r eat es pac i ous ,l i g hti nt er i orr ooms ,whos ec ol our sar ec r eat edbyex hi bi t i onandv i s i t or s . Wet r i edt oc r eat es pac es ,t hatar ef l ex i bl e,adapt abl et opr og r amewi t hmodul arpar t i t i ons . Cl os et omai nent r anc ev i s i t or sc ans eeex pr es s i v es t ai r c as et hatl eadt ot hemai nex hi bi t i on s pac eofSt as y sEi dr i g ev i č i uswor ks ,whi c har et hehi g hes tandt hemos tadapt abl er oom,c r eat edi nt hef or merc i nemahal l .

X ONES 1ST AGE

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WI T HOUTT I CKET S

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St as y sEi dr i g ev i č i usar tc ent r ewasdes i g nedi nt hewayt hati tc oul dwor kaf t erf i r s ts t ag e.I nt he s ec onds t ag eonl yuni v er s al hal l –f or um ( 240pl ac es ) ,i nt er ac t i v eex hi bi t i ons pac eandi t ‘ s wor ks hop,ar c hi v eandadmi ni s t r at i onr oomswi l l bec r eat ed.Wepr opos et obui l dc r eat i v ewor ks hopi nf i r s ts t ag ei nor dert oputal l educ at i onal s pac esc l os et oeac hot herandt hatt heyc oul d wor kasones pac e.


T RADI T I ONALPA T T ERN UNI QUENESS BI RDS’ NEST

SI T EPL AN

GREENERY

T REES

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F ACADEI DEA

BOXL I KEARENA

SI MI L ARI TY

COL ORI DEA

L ANDMARKARENA

VOL UMEI DEA

COURTI NCENT ER

PL ANI DEA

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