Sheshialgis, Kazis Kaze

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Sheshial’gis, Kazis Kaze


(Kazys Šešelgis). Born Jan. 9 (22), 1915, in the village of Žeimiai, in what is now Rokiškis Raion, Lithuanian SSR. Soviet architect. Honored Engineer of the Lithuanian SSR (1965). Doctor of architecture (1967).

Sheshial’gis studied in the civil engineering department of the University of Kaunas from 1936 to 1943. He was a professor and head of a subdepartment at the polytechnical institute in Kaunas from 1951 to 1971 and has been head of a subdepartment at the civil engineering institute in Vilinius since 1971. He was chairman of the Kaunas branch of the Architects’ Union of the Lithuanian SSR from 1954 to 1959.

Sheshial’gis’ works include the master plans for Panėvézys (1947–53) and Kėdainiai (1962, with V. Miliukštis) and the reconstruction project for the old towns in Vilnius (1958, with S. Lasavickas and J. Šeibōkas) and Kaunas (1962, with V. Jurkštas and S. Čerškuté).


Kolũkiu gyvenviečių planavimas. [Vilnius] 1951. [With M. Kleinas and V. Zubovas.]
Rajoninio planavimo ir urbanistikos pagrindai. Vilnius, 1975.
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