Vitautas Algirdo Chekanauskas

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Chekanauskas, Vitautas Al’girdo


(Vytautas Algirdas Čkanauskas). Born May 13, 1930, in Šiauliai. Soviet architect. People’s Architect of the USSR (1975).

Chekanauskas graduated from the Art Institute of the Lithuanian SSR in Vilnius in 1955. He has designed an art exhibition pavilion in Vilnius (1967) and collaborated on plans for the residential district of Lazdynai, also in Vilnius (1967-early 1970’s; Lenin Prize, 1974).

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