The international conference on architecture „Public interest in architecture“ is being organized by Architects Association of Lithuania and European Forum for Architecture Policies under the auspices of Ministry of Environment of Lithuania.

The event is a part of the official program of Lithuanian Presidency 2013.

The conference will talk about:



  1. 1. Public interest, architecture quality and public procurement competitions in Lithuania, Gintautas Blažiūnas;
  2. 2. Socially sustainable urban development and European cities after the 2008 economic recession, Andrea Colantonio;
  3. 3. The new elements of architectural policies in Belgium, Chantal Dassonville;
  4. 4. The new elements of architectural policies in France, M. Bertrand-Pierre Galey;
  5. 5. Communities‘ role in urban design process in Estonia, Teele Pehk;
  6. 6. Excellent practices from Slovenia, Vlado Krajcar;
  7. 7. Cities for people - international examples of changing cities through a people centred approach, Ewa Westermark;
  8. 8. BeePart community centre in Pilaitė: architectural and social experiment, Jurga Stunžinaitė;
  9. 9. Learning from Traveling Architecture Workshop, Rolandas Palekas;
  10. 10. Project „Compass“ for better procurement in architecture, Cilly Jansen;
  11. 11. The Architectural Policy of Lithuania 2014-2020, Rūta Leitanaitė;

All Presentations for download (ZIP, PDF, 80MB)