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We’ve selected what we feel are the key examples of Latvian Architecture. e-architect cover completed buildings, new building designs, architectural exhibitions and architecture competitions across Latvia. The focus is on contemporary Latvian buildings.

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Latvia Architecture News – latest additions to this page, arranged chronologically:

Holiday Home Lapinas, Kaltene – 1 Aug 2013
Design: Architect Brigita Bula
Holiday Home Lapinas Latvia
photo : Maris Lapins

The holiday home Lapinas in Kaltene village is a conversion of an old fisherman’s court where the old stone building was enclosed in a new glass structure to make an open living area. Remains of the old wooden hut were demolished to make space for a new extension containing three bedrooms and two bathrooms overlooking the sea.

Žanis Lipke Memorial Museum
Design: ZAIGAS GAILES BIROJS
Žanis Lipke Memorial Museum Latvia Building
picture : Ansis Starks

Žanis Lipke Memorial Museum – 13 Aug 2012
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. The most prominent Latvian saviors of Jews were Mr. Žanis and Mrs.

Latvian Architecture Contest News

Hotel `Liesma´ International Architectural Competition, Jurmala
1st Prize – Trindade Joao
Latvian Architecture Contest
images from organiser
Latvian Architecture Contest – 14 Nov 2011
Open international design ideas competition to find the best design solution for a music-themed upscale hotel in Jūrmala, Latvia. The city is located on the coast of the Baltic Sea and well known for its musical heritage. It was also stated in the competition brief that the hotel should express elements related to music in its design concept.

Latvia Buildings

Major Latvian Buildings, alphabetical

airBaltic Terminal Design Competition, Riga
airBaltic New Terminal
image from organiser

AirBaltic Terminal Riga – Latvia Design Contest – entry
2010-
airBaltic Terminal design
image from Public Arkitekter
AirBaltic New Terminal

AirBaltic Terminal Riga – Latvia Design Contest – entry
[2010]
ZERAFA ARCHITECTURE STUDIO
AirBaltic Passenger Terminal Riga
picture by architect

AirBaltic Terminal Riga

Latvia Architecture Competition – Yacht Club
2006-
Henning Larsens Tegnestue

Latvian Architecture Competition – entry, Jurmala, central Latvia
2006-
Gareth Hoskins Architects
Latvian Architecture Competition
image from The Paul Hogarth Company

Latvian Architecture Competition

Latvian Museum of Contemporary Art, Riga, central Latvia
2007-
Rem Koolhaas / OMA
Latvian Museum of Contemporary Art
image from architect

Latvian Museum of Contemporary Art

Museum of Occupation, Riga

Gunnar Birkerts
Museum of Occupation Riga
image : M Karklins from RIAS

Riga Urban Centre
2007-
Fletcher Priest
Riga Masterplan
image from architect

Riga Masterplan : Design Competition win

Villa Pinia, Jurmala
2008
Ark-house Architects
Villa Pinia
photo : Jari Jetsonen

Villa Pinia

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