ABOUT

Gintaras BALČYTIS, architect

1980–1985  Architecture education in Vilnius Civil Engineering Institute, Faculty of Architecture

1985–1991  Planing  Institute „Žemprojektas“ in Kaunas, architect  

since 1993  Architecture office „Dviejų Grupė“, founding partner, chief architect  

since 2008  Kaunas University of Technology, Faculty of Civil Engineering and Architecture, assoc.professor

since 2013  Founder of Kaunas Architecture Festival (KAFe), organizer and currator of KAF2013, KAFe2016, KAFe2019

foto E. Ovčarenko

AWARDS

Lithuanian National Prize for Culture and Arts (2020)

Lithuanian Government’s Prize for Culture and Art (2018)

Ministry of Environment Award for the best building of the year (2018)

Title ‘The Most Memorable Artist in Kaunas’ (2018)

Title ‘Architect of the Year’ / Pilotas.lt (2017)

Lithuanian Architecture Exhibition “Introspection” awards METRE 1/5:

Vilkaviškis Bus Station(2020),   Military baracks in Šančiai (2003) 

EU Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe award nominations:

Vilkaviškis Bus Station (2021), Kaunas Bus Station (2019),  Vila in Kačerginė (2013)

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PRESS & MEDIA

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  • PRINT MAGAZINE / HARD COPY

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HINGE MAGAZINE #288, July/August, 2021. HONG KONG.

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370 #101, April 2021. Kaunas, LITHUANIA

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ARCHITEKTUR FACHMAGAZIN 05, July/August, 2021. AUSTRIA.

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RIBA Journal magazine’s Products in Practice (PiP), May / Jun, 2021. London, UK.

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INTERIORS 04 / 2021 (415). Seul, KOREA.

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ARCHIFORMA. Lithuanian Architecture Review. 2020 No.1-2

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ARCHIFORMA. Lithuanian Architecture Review. 2017 No.1-2

INTROSPECTION 2020. Lithuanian Contemporary Architecture. Selection of the projects.

INTROSPECTION 2018. Lithuanian Contemporary Architecture. Selection of the projects.

INTROSPECTION 2016. Lithuanian Contemporary Architecture. Selection of the projects.

Lithuanian Architecture Exhibition HOUSES LT, 2010. Catalogue of the Exhibition.

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  • ON LINE MEDIA

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METALOCUS Magazine / 27 July 2021. Madrid, SPAIN

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ARCHITEKTUR Fachmagazin / 2021-07-26. AUSTRIA

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The RIBA Journal / 21 June 2021. London, UK

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YiMagazine – DREAMLABO / 2021-03-31. Tokyo, JAPAN / Shanghai, CHINA

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THE GUARDIAN. Design news for February / 2021. London, UK

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ARCHI.ru / 2021-02-25. Moscow, RUSSIA

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ICON Magazine / 2021-02-16. London. UK

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OCTOGON architecture&design / 2021-02-27. Budapest, HUNGARY

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WHITEMAD Magazine / 2021-02-11. Poznan,Warsaw, POLAND

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DESIGNBOOM / 2021-02-10. London, UK

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ARCHDAILY / 2021-02-08.