Architecture

Assoc. prof. Zigmantas Brazauskas

Date of birth

02 February 1956   

Education

1976 – Kaunas Stepas Žukas Technical School of Applied Art, painter-master

1986 – Lithuanian State Institute of Fine Arts, artist in decorative fine arts  

Professional qualification, academic degree  (year and university)

2012 onwards – associate professor, VAA KAF

 

Employer and position (period)

1998-2000 – Department of Architecture, VAA KAF, teacher-foreman;

2000-2012 – Department of Architecture, VAA KAF, lecturer;

2012 onwards – Department of Architecture, VAA KAF, associate professor.

Other employers and positions

1980-1991 – Kaunas Research Institute of Radio Measurement, architect.

1992-1996 – Foreign capital company ‘Jurby’ and its subdivisions, designer.

1996-1998 – Z. Brazauskas’ enterprise, architect.

2009 onwards – Kaunas Forestry and Environmental Engineering University of Applied Sciences, lecturer (secondary job).

Academic field

Humanities

Academic direction

Art theory and history

Areas of academic interest

Architecture, composition, ergonomics.

Delivered subjects or courses (Study type and programme)

2002 onwards – Composition (VAA KAF First cycle study programmes in the departments of architecture, design, glass, and ceramics).

2002 onwards – Composition theory (VAA KAF First cycle study programmes in the departments of architecture, design, glass, and ceramics).

2002 onwards – Ergonomics (VAA KAF First cycle study programmes in the departments of architecture and design).

2002 onwards – Descriptive Geometry and Perspective (VAA KAF First cycle study programmes in the departments of architecture and design).

2006 onwards – Civil engineering (VAA KAF Department of Architecture).

2009 onwards – Development of Architecture and Fine Arts (Kaunas Forestry and Environmental Engineering University of Applied Sciences, First cycle study programmes).

Membership in organisations

2005 – member of Architects Association of Lithuania, artist

Other professional activity

Projects associated with architecture, interior, and forms of small architecture.

Lectures in the national educational project AKIM (High culture impulses for schools) 2012-2013 organised by Lithuanian  Association of Artists

Personal skills and competences

Languages: Russian (advanced), Polish (basic), English (intermediate)

 

List of the most important academic, methodological and creative works produced over the last five years

 

 

 

METHODICAL (EDUCATIONAL) BOOKS AND MEASURES

 

1. Methodical book for composition. 2009.

2. Methodical book for ergonomics. 2010.

 

CREATIVE WORKS

 

17 May 2007 – VAA KAF Exhibition on the 85th anniversary, Kaunas, Architect of the exhibition.

2007 – A dwelling-house, Vilnius district, Avižieniai eldership.

2008 – Reconstruction of an administrative building of UAB ‘Maltosa’, Švenčioniai district, Švenčionėliai.

2008 – Interior of the admissions department of VšĮ ‘Raseinių ligoninė’ (Raseiniai hospital),Raseiniai.

2009 – Reconstruction of a garden house into a dwelling-house, Kaunas district, Lapės eldership, garden community ‘Vingis’.

2010 – Project of a monument for those who died for their motherland in Girkalnis, Raseiniai district municipality, Girkalnis eldership.

2010 – Expansion of treatment plants of town wastewater in Kazlų Rūda, Kazlų Rūda municipality.

09 May 2011 – VAA KAF student exhibition in Šiauliai. Šiauliai exhibition house. Architect of the exhibition

2011 – A project of the resort complex in Vainagiai forest range. VĮ Šiauliai forest enterprise, Vainagiai forest range.

2011 – Reconstruction of the parish house of Mary Magdalene in Užlieknė.

 

PARTICIPATION IN LITHUANIAN AND INTERNATIONAL SCIENTIFIC CONFERENCES

 

17-18 October 2001  – Presentation: ‘Kompozicijos pagrindai edukaciniu aspektu’ / ‘Basics of composition from the educational point of view’, National conference, VAA, Vilnius, Lithuania
25-26 November 2002 – Presentation: ‘Kompozicija architektūroje’ / ‘Composition in Architecture’,  International conference, Lithuanian Architects Association, Lithuania

INTERNSHIPS

 

2008 – Art internship in Lucerne (Switzerland), ‘Schindler Award’.

2010 – ERSAMUS teacher exchange programme, HAMK University of Applied Sciences (Finland)

2011 – Art internship in Berlin (Germany), ‘Schindler Award’.