Dr. Vaidas Petrulis lecture “Lithuanian Architecture in North America”


On March 27, 2024, at The Valdas Adamkus Presidential Library-Museum, Dr. Vaidas Petrulis, the head of the Architecture and Urbanism Research Center at KTU Institute of Architecture and Construction, presented a lecture titled “Lithuanian Architecture in North America.” The lecture provided an overview of Lithuanian waves of emigration and their architectural legacy, identifying and evaluating the specifics of Lithuanian heritage. With a particular focus on the creative work of World War II refugees, the lecture discussed their strategies aimed at nurturing the Lithuanian architectural character in exile.

Photographer: Andrėja Taranda.