Urban Origamis: Flexible Temporary Use Strategies in the Development of Urbanized Areas

M. Žilinskas Art Gallery, Kaunas, 09.02.2024

On February 9, a symbolically chosen venue will gather stakeholders from academia, business, public institutions and research to discuss new perspectives on urban development, particularly how temporary urbanism could serve as a strategy for the sustainable evolution of cities across Lithuania.

The Kaunas T-Factor Roadshow will present practices from Lithuania and abroad on the temporary use of spaces and buildings as a means for cities to adapt to changing conditions, renew, and remain vibrant. 


_10.00 Welcome 

_10.10  “The science and art of city “folding”: a temporary strategy. T-Factor in cities in Europe and Lithuania”. Prof. Rüta Valusyte and  Dr. Jürate Tutlyte, Kaunas University of Technology, DesignLibrary Kaunas, Vytautas the Great University

_10.40 What if the “meanwhile” sparks a long-term mission? Laura Martelloni,  strategic designer, ANCI Toscana (Italy)

_11.10 a.m. Kaunas Tvirtovés park on Laküny road, First Steps. Robert Ilgen, Taktak Architecture.

Parallel sessions

_12:00 Political laboratory – Strategic urban development: temporary agreement – temporary benefits”. Moderator: Dovile Gaizauskienè – GovTech Laboratory

_12:00 Practical workshop _Temporary practical guide Toolbox. Moderators: Robert Ilgen, Taktak Architecture; Aiste Eidukevičiūtė, Kaunas University of Technology.

 _13.30 Presentation of workshop results

_16.00 Final show.