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VWT | Lithuania & Ukraine

January 27, 2021, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm UTC+0

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Starting in November 2020, we will take a Virtual World Tour and “visit” selected countries around the world to meet some of their most relevant architects. Now that we can not meet you and our speakers at a fully booked auditorium, we will bring the speakers directly to your homes and offices! 

At our seventh event of the tour, we will “visit” Lithuania and Ukraine and meet two of its most relevant architects.

On Wednesday, January 27th, 2021 live from 19:00 to 20:30 EET (18:00 CET Berlin time) the two following architects will talk on our virtual stage about their personal experiences and important creative periods in their lives and, as always at “AnA“, not a word may be lost about their projects. 

– Andrė Baldišiūtė, DO Architects, Vilnius, Lithuania, www.doarchitects.lt
– Oleg Drozdov, Drozdov Partners, Kharkiv, Ukraine, www.drozdov-partners.com

This event is kindly supported by JUNG and Exterus/Fundermax.

Watch the talks

Andrė Baldišiūtė

Program live


“Doors open”

19:00 – 19:10


19:10 – 20:10

Speakers (20-minute talk & 10-minute interview)

20:10 – 20:30

Discussion with questions from the audience

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Information about the speakers

Andrė Baldišiūtė is a founder of DO ARCHITECTS and one of the initiators of educational platform Architecture [discussion] Fund in Vilnius, Lithuania. She is an architect of the young generation visible in the public and professional fields, putting particular importance on the creative process with a team. “An architect doesn’t know everything but the team does” is the leading architect’s principle, while uniting specific qualities around her is the superpower. Her ability to approach big and strategic projects with delicacy allows scaling down to the personal environment.

Andrė’s main portfolio contains urban conversion of Ogmios quarter from military area to public and commercial space, development of Svencele coastal village, from a duck farm to a kite surfing paradise. She ignites the creative spirit of the team at DO architects and always achieves uncompromised results solving complex design tasks with simple, yet elegant solutions. Her driving ambition, lateral thinking and strong leadership form an architectural powerhouse that inspires everyone around her.

Oleg Drozdov graduated from Kharkiv University of Civil Engineering with a degree in architecture in 1990. In 1997, he established “Drozdov & Partners” architectural practice. The office works on a wide international scale (South Korea, France, Switzerland, the USA, Spain, Kuwait) and embraces the philosophy of critical artistic pragmatism.

Oleg has curated Ukrainian projects at the Rotterdam Biennale of Architecture “The Flood” in 2005 and Moscow Biennale of Architecture in 2012. He was also in charge of “Terralogia” art project (Kyiv, Kharkiv, 2015) and “Patiologia” project (Kyiv, Kharkiv, 2007) which was an in-depth research into the nature of patio houses.

In 2017, he  founded Kharkiv School of Architecture, the first private architectural school in Ukraine. Currently, he is a key tutor at the department of techniques and technology, and  focus on the search for a new understanding of tectonics. In addition to that, he was one of the authors and reviewers of a course project in Columbia University GSAPP in 2011 is currently one of the experts of EU Mies Award.

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