The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.



an urban-type settlement in Trākai Raion, Lithuanian SSR. Located 5 km from the Kaugonis railroad station and 50 km northwest of Vilnius. Elektrėnai was founded in connection with the construction of the Lithuanian State Regional Electric Power Plant (designed 1959, chief engineer V. N. Trusov). The settlement has a branch of the Kaunas Polytechnical School.

Since 1960 the settlement has been developed in accordance with the principle of a free, functional layout of four-and five-story dwellings of large reinforced-concrete panels (master plan 1960, architects B. Kasperāvičienė-Palukaitytė and K. Būčas). The new building of the secondary school using a prefabricated reinforced-concrete frame was built in accordance with a standardized design (architect L. Mardosas); the interior features the stone mosaic Peace (1963) by M. Juškevičiūtė-Mačiūlienė.

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