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London-based architecture practice AI studio has received planning approval for Hanzas Spire Tower in Latvian capital Riga, which was designed in collaboration with local office DoStudio.
Didzis Jaunzems Architecture designed the polygonal surface of the scenography works also a giant video projection screen for Latvian history photo and video interpretations.
Pavilion Uguns is designed by Didzis Jaunzems Architecture as a place for meditation and conversation. The character of the architecture refers to dynamics, fluidity and shading of fire.
Riga will see the mostly abandoned buildings of its historic Kimmel Quarter transformed into a thriving commercial development, and Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects is behind the winning design to revitalize the neighbourhood.
Design: Didzis Jaunzems Arhitektūra. Pavilion for Nature Concert Hall 2017 is designed as an art object that unifies architecture, music, science, video and light installation.
Design: Steven Christensen Architecture. The design for Liepāja Thermal Bath and Hotel originates from a keen interest in the formal associations of the dome throughout architectural history, and more precisely, its role within the typology of the public bath.
The trend of eco-minimalism has become very expressive in the post-crisis architecture therefore, there is a belief that “V4 Rezidence” will gain popularity among both the residents of the quiet center and the potential apartment buyers.
Architects: ARCHISPEKTRAS. This house is located in the dunes by the Baltic sea in western Latvia. A sharp linear thatched structure elegantly engages with the curvy lines of the surrounding landscape.
Design: Didzis Jaunzems Arhitektūra. Nature Concert Hall 2016 is designed as an art installation made from 10 000 paper bats. Levitating cloud with gradient density over the musicians serves also as a screen for video and light projections.
The Latvian Museum of Contemporary Art Foundation has announced that they have selected Adjaye Associates – working with the Latvian team AB3D – as the winner of the invited international competition to design a new contemporary art museum for the centre of Riga.
The suburban area of Galinciems is lacking a space dedicated to the community, therefore the municipality of Ventspils is planning to construct a new library building that could serve this function.