Scientific Centre "Architektūros ir urbanistikos tyrimų centras" (AUTC)
(Architecture and Urbanism Research Centre),
Institute of Architecture and Construction of Kaunas University of Technology
Tunelio g. 60, LT-44405 Kaunas, Lithuania
Tel.: (8-37) 451351
Fax: (8-37) 451355
asi@ktu.lt

About the Architecture and Urbanism Research Centre

Architecture and Urbanism Research Centre established in Institute of Architecture and Construction of Kaunas University of Technology and develops the researches of history and heritage of Lithuanian architecture which was started in 1956. The objectives of the centre are to carry out fundamental theoretical investigations and applied experimental development works in the fields of architecture and urbanism. The centre performs research of Lithuanian architecture and urbanism, works out monographs, analyses the processes of urbanism, territory planning and architecture taking place in the country and carries out monitoring thereof, conducts examinations, participates in preparation and improvement of legislative and normative documents. It also gives publicity to and ensures spread of the accumulated research material.

About the Website

The website of the Architecture and Urbanism Research Centre is designed as a digital archive of the Lithuanian history of architecture and heritage dedicated to the education of the general public and the professionals of the history of architecture and heritage protection as the database of iconographic sources. The website aims at storage and systemic display of the materials representing the heritage of Lithuanian architecture and research thereof, and being spread across a range of institutions and private archives. Today the project is being developed on the basis of three archives – Institute of Architecture and Construction of Kaunas University of Technology, Kaunas Regional Archives and the Open-air Museum of Lithuania. However other institutions and private persons are also welcome to join the project.

The website is created in the form of a non-commercial project for the purposes of teaching and research. The content of the website can only be used for non-commercial purposes in compliance with the applicable laws defending copyright and related rights and international treaties by necessarily specifying the source and author’s name, if applicable. The individuals willing to reproduce, distribute or otherwise use the material on the website shall first obtain a written consent.

The project is implemented by the Institute of Architecture and Construction at Kaunas University of Technology. In 2009 the first stage of website development was supported by Department of Cultural Heritage under the Ministry of Culture and Culture Support Foundation. Since 2010 the project is beeing developed with the support of Research Council of Lithuania.

Contacts

Architecture and Urbanism Research Centre,
Institute of Architecture and Construction, Kaunas University of Technology
Tunelio g. 60, LT-44405 Kaunas
Tel.: 837 35 04 15; 837 45 13 72
Fax: 837 45 13 55
E-mail: asi@ktu.lt

Website Project Manager
Dr. Vaidas Petrulis
Tel.: 837 35 04 15
Mob.: 8 610 39426
E-mail: vaidas_petrulis@yahoo.com

Website Project Coordinator
Viltė Migonytė
Mob.: 8 677 86118
E-mail: vilte@autc.lt