VGTU Science and Administration Center
Nominated for the Mies van der Rohe Award 2017.
VGTU science and administration center is located on Saulėtekis Student Campus in Vilnius. The area is crossed by the main artery of campus - Saulėtekis path. Newly designed building became an organic part of the whole complex.The 7600 sq.m. twelve-story building consists of three main elements: transformable 1000 seats conference hall and two rotated administrative blocks. The gallery connects the new center with older part of VGTU building complex.
The main goal was to create a new center that should represent the Vilnius Gediminas technical university as a modern thinking educational institution and inspire the students.
The building exterior is made from aluminum-glass and ventilated facade systems. The main materials that give a solid look are aluminum composite panels and high-grade zinc cladding. The most expressive and structurally complicated part of the building is the biggest in Lithuania 15 meter wide and 22 meter high arc.