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Algimantas NASVYTIS

Minister of Housing and Urban Development

Algimantas NASVYTIS, Minister of Housing and Urban Development. State Prize, Lithuanian Government, 1965, 1975; Prize of the Architect’s Union of the USSR, 1983; State Prize of the USSR, 1984. member, Committee of National Prizes, since 1989; Member of Presidium. Lithuanian Architects Union.

Background

NASVYTIS, Algimantas was born on April 8, 1928 in Kaunas, Lithuania. Parents: Kazimieras Nasvytis and Elena Nasvytiene (née Lukoseviciute).

Education

Vilnius Institut, of Fine Art, Diploma, architecture, 1952. Spoken languages: Lithuanian, Russian, Polish, German.

Career

Member, Sajudis Movement, 1988. Minister of Housing and Urban Development, since 1990. Architect. Scientific Restoration Workshop, Vilnius, 19561959.

Architect, Design Institut, of Communal Services, Vilnius, 19591961. Chief architect of design. Design Institut, of City Construction, 1962-1990.

Lecturer, docent, Vilnius Civil Engineering Institute, since 1980. Chief artist, Lithuanian Song Festival, since 1965.

Religion

Roman Catholic.

Membership

Member, Committee of National Prizes, since 1989. Member of Presidium. Lithuanian Architects Union.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Classical music, swimming, jogging.

Connections

Spouse Jadvyga Nasvytiene (née Laurinaviciute), 1957. Children: Naglis.