Elektrėnai Ice Palace

Location: Elektrėnai, Lithuania

Completed: 1976

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.

Elektrėnai Ice Palace in Elektrėnai, Lithuania | Modernist | Soviet architecture | former USSR

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