1. bookVolume 17 (2021): Issue 1 (December 2021)
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Architectural Criticism in Lithuanian Interwar Press: Preconditions of the Phenomenon

Published Online: 15 Nov 2021
Volume & Issue: Volume 17 (2021) - Issue 1 (December 2021)
Page range: 59 - 70
Received: 31 Mar 2021
Accepted: 19 May 2021
Journal Details
License
Format
Journal
eISSN
1822-4547
First Published
15 Dec 2017
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1 time per year
Languages
English
Summary

The main goal of the article is to find out whether a specific genre of architectural criticism was formed in the public discourse of interwar Lithuania (1918–1940), and if so, to define the main tendencies of this phenomenon. After defining the critique of architecture as a public discourse in which, based on theoretical knowledge, reflections on the essence of architecture or evaluations of ongoing urban development and buildings are popularly presented, the article discusses such texts in interwar Lithuania. The publication will acquaint readers with the most creative reviewers of architecture and the thematic variety of publications attributed to architectural critics. The article will also reveal personalised, unexpected assessments of buildings that have already become objects of heritage.

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