Contemporary timber homes rise above Lithuania’s historic ammunition vaults

December 3, 2015 by  
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Daniel Libeskind unveils design for geometric recreational attraction in Lithuania

January 7, 2015 by  
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Architect Daniel Libeskind just unveiled renderings for a year-round recreational and leisure destination that’s designed in his signature dynamic and geometric style. Located at the highest point in Vilnius, Lithuania , the Beacon will serve as a multipurpose attraction at the base of Liepkalnis Ski Hill. The Beacon’s swooping form was inspired by the natural beauty of the surrounding landscape and is a visual contrast between hard and soft geometries. Read the rest of Daniel Libeskind unveils design for geometric recreational attraction in Lithuania Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Baltic region , Beacon , Canopy , Daniel Libeskind , Liepkalnis Ski Hill , lithuania , Lithuanian landscape , multipurpose destination , ski attraction , ski destination , Vilnius , Vilnius Beacon

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Park Your Car in the Bike Lane in Vilnius, Lithuania, and It Might Get Crushed by a Tank!

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Apparently fines aren’t keeping folks from parking in the bike lanes in Lithuania. So, rather than increase the number of traffic cops on patrol, Vilnius, Lithuania mayor Arturas Zuokas recently took matters into his own hands, driving an armored tank down the streets of his town and, oops!, crushing an illegally parked Mercedes. That’s a shame. Read the rest of Park Your Car in the Bike Lane in Vilnius, Lithuania, and It Might Get Crushed by a Tank! Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: alternative transportation , bike lane , Bike Lane Tank Crushing Mercedes , green transportation , illegal parking , Mayor Zuokas Tank Stunt , sustainable transportation , Vilnius Lithuania

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