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Latvia Museum of Contemporary Art Design Competition, LMCA Architects Shortlist: Design Contest in Riga for architectural team – by Malcolm Reading Consultants, Baltic Architecture Competition news: Online gallery showcasing the shortlisted design concepts by architects in running for €30m building unveiled.
Design: architecture office DJA. Dance performance „Music, Dance, Adventure!” is a new understanding of contemporary scenography. Scenography is not anymore seen as a stage decoration but rather as a tool for creation of various spatial situations.
Design: Didzis Jaunzems. View terrace and Pavilion are situated in memorial park “The Garden of Destiny”, the area of Consolation which is the first zone of Future according to overall project of the island. The Garden of destiny is memorial place for all souls that have been lost to Latvia in last century and it will be completed as a gift to country on its 100th birthday in year 2018.
Holiday Home Lapinas Latvia: There are plenty of remains of old fishing villages around the Baltic Sea, most of them abandoned or used as summer cottages with very basic elements of modern comfort.
During the occupation of Latvia by Nazi Germany (1941–1945) more than 60,000 Jews were murdered in concentration camps. Despite some odious figures of Latvian antisemites, other Latvians stood against the Nazi antisemitic policies and tried to save local Jews from execution.
Hotel `Liesma´ International Architectural Competition was an open international design ideas competition to find the best design solution for a music-themed upscale hotel in Jūrmala, Latvia.
The design of the proposed new airBaltic Terminal at Riga International Airport provides us with an exciting opportunity to look critically at the prevailing airport typologies, especially as they relate to a new smaller, single airline terminal of the future.
Fletcher Priest Architects’ 46-hectare Riga Masterplan Approved. The City Council of Riga, Latvia, has this week formally adopted the masterplan for a new urban centre of the capital, designed by Fletcher Priest Architects.
Contemporary Jurmala property, Katvia: when designing abroad the lack of knowledge of the foreign culture must partly be replaced by empathising with and throwing oneself into the genius loci.
Latvian Museum of Contemporary Art in Riga: The Latvian Ministry of Culture announces plans to move forward with its first museum of contemporary art, designed by Rem Koolhaas and the Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA).
The Paul Hogarth Company has just returned from Latvia, where they were runners-up in an international Masterplan design competition.
Jurmala Architecture Competition news, Latvia: Gareth Hoskins Architects with Landscape Architects The Paul Hogarth Company