Elektrėnai Ice Palace
Location: Elektrėnai, Lithuania
Architects: A. Jusevičienė and A. Domarackas
Genre: Modernist, Soviet architecture, former USSR
Elektrėnai was purpose-built in the early 1960s to accommodate employees of the nearby power plant of the same name. The settlement is one of the country’s newest cities and its name is derived from the Lithuanian word elektrinė, which translates as ‘power plant’. Elektrėnai is known for its association with ice hockey and the city’s stadium was the first indoor ice arena in Lithuania.
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