Complex of Residential Houses with a Shop and a Café


Edmundas Andrijauskas, Rolandas Rakevičius
  • Žvejų g. 4, Klaipėda, Klaipėda
  • Latitude:55.7089
  • Longtitude:21.1313
  • Public object

About object:

The embankment of the river Danė was built up with warehouses already in the sixteenth century. Unlike other European seaports, where warehouses at the embankments were built densely, nestling them to each other, in Klaipėda City, in the seventeenth century, they were built so as to allow carriages reaching the river from the Old Town. Over the past decade, the embankment of the river Danė was rapidly cleared. The complex of residential houses with a shop and a café is one of the most successful urban formants of the historically formed warehouse district development. The warm, moderate, correct, and non-dominating architectural interpretation of history of the ensemble harmoniously disgorges into the context. The complex consists of two volumes that are nearly identical in appearance, but different in height and length, which are interconnected by an airy single-storey vitreous part. The architectural expression is adjusted to the style of the remained historic buildings. The façades are finished with aged clinker bricks simulating the red bricks typical of the architecture of Klaipeda’s old town and the roof is covered with ceramic tiles. Here, glass and metal elements “play” culturally and delicately.

Object information:

  • Project ID:54
  • Implemented:2010
  • Architects:Edmundas Andrijauskas, Rolandas Rakevičius
  • Architects companies:“Andrijauskas ir partneriai“ Klaipėdos architektų biuras
  • Purpose:Mixed
  • Area:3204 kv. m.
  • Constructors:Arturas Šlapelis
  • Constructors companies:Complex of Residential Houses with a Shop and a Café
  • Other companies:Complex of Residential Houses with a Shop and a Café


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