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FAD graduate Jānis Bērziņš awarded first place in the scientific conference

RISEBA un AS "Rietumu Banka" Starptautiskajā studentu zinātniski pētniecisko un mākslinieciskās jaunrades darbu konferencē “Mainīgā pasaule – jaunu risinājumu meklējumos – 2016” sekcijā "Uzņēmējdarbības un mārketinga attīstības iespējas" 1. vietu un 450 EUR godalgu saņēma šī gada arhitektūras programmas absolvents JĀNIS BĒRZIŅŠ ar savu bakalaura darba projektu un pētījumu "Port Villages at the West Coast of the Riga Bay in the Context of “Shrinking Cities” Phenomenon".

Change of the name for the RISEBA university

RISEBA Business Art Technology University EN

In accordance with the decision of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Latvia No. 155 and the new Registration certificate No. 3343802029S issued by the State Education Quality Service the new name of our university came into force on 22 April 2016. From now on it is “RISEBA” University of Business, Arts and Technology.

Seven Versions for Latvian Museum of Contemporary Art

On Monday, Jun 6, seven versions for the forthcoming Latvian Museum of Contemporary Art were publicly presented in the atrium of the RTU Architecture and Urban planning. The site for the upcoming museum is located in New Hanza City between Hanzas Street and Ganību Dambis, a commercial and residential development next to the Art Nouveau district of the historical centre of Riga, Latvia’s capital. FAD Architecture programme director Jānis Dripe also participates as part of the eminent jury.

RISEBA FAD & AVMM Summer School announced, July 21 - 31!

RISEBA University Faculty of Architecture and Design together with the Facuty of Audiovisual Media Arts announces joint Summer School TA_KA+ 2016. 10 days of architecture and multimedia arts / I want to do what you want to do.

In today’s world, creative, architecture or audiovisual arts-related works are often interdisciplinary. Such supplements as multimedia installations, which merge the perception of the space with visual adventure deliver a stronger emotional experience to the audience. The ultimate goal of the summer school is to blend architecture and multimedia arts disciplines together through the prism of the small towns in Kurzeme (Latvia) and rich traditions of the Livonian coast. Find out more here


Architecture, Design and Audiovisual Media Arts (ADAM arts) is a double-blind peer-reviewed academic journal dedicated to Architecture and Media Arts from the Baltic Sea region, published once a year by RISEBA, both in print and online. The submission of articles based on theoretical investigations, design-research and alternative exploration on topics such as the following, with regard to Architecture and Interior Design, Planning and Audiovisual Media Arts is invited. Follow the link to read more.


The END OF THE STUDY YEAR events organized at RISEBA Faculty of Architecture and Design will include architecture student projects presentations, student projects exhibition opening, courtyard party on Thursday followed by two SLICE of ARCHITECTURE open lectures on Friday noon. Look for the schedule HERE.

RISEBA FAD & LDMV paraksta sadarbības līgumu

6. aprīlī RISEBA Augstskolas prorektors Ilmārs Kreituss un Liepājas Dizaina un mākslas vidusskolas direktore Smaida Rubeze parakstīja savstarpējās sadarbības līgumu. Tagad RISEBA Arhitektūras programmā gaidām studēt gribētājus no Liepājas ar īpašu studiju maksas atlaidi. 


Latest issue of the magazine Latvijas Architektūra (No. 112. dec/jan) tagged RISEBA FAD as a topic of interest featuring articles and publications by FAD Academic staff and publishing one of the best BA Thesis projects of 2015 by Igors Malovickis. Architecture program director Jānis Dripe wrote about the second architecture school as an opportunity for Latvian architects society. FAD Assistant Professor Dr. Arch. Ilze Paklone published article about Latvian Design and Art Days presented in Galerie Athalie, Tokyo. Dina Suhanova interviewed FAD guest professor Estonian architect Andres Alver.


The Latvian Museum of Contemporary Art Foundation announced that the competition jury has selected Adjaye Associates + AB3D as the winner of the invited international competition to design a new contemporary art museum for the centre of Riga. More here

Open Call to submit the reports for upcoming R. Šmēlings Conference to be held in 27 October, 2016. The topic of the conference: "How to feel good in Riga: Strategy. Adapting. Living in the city". Paper title and summary up to 2 pages until June 30 to: rpab@riga.lv. More information: www.arhitekts.riga.lv.

More information about Bachelor's Thesis of the architecture graduates available in the section FAD WORKS.

Application process for international students. Step by step instructions on how to apply for RISEBA Architecture programme. Find out more here.

Apply for ERASMUS placement scholarships! Choose the architecture office, prepare your portfolio and CV and apply for ERASMUS placement scholarship for 3 - 6 months internship in any country of EU. More information here or contact our Erasmus coordinator galina.zilgalve@riseba.lv.