Architects education at RISEBA approved and is compliant with the EU Architects’ Directive and the New Qualifications Directive

Congratulations! The group of experts evaluated the full cycle of bachelor's and professional master's programmes of architecture education at RISEBA. Obtained Master's Diploma and professional qualification at RISEBA has gained approval and is compliant with the EU Architects’ Directive 85/384/EEC and the New Qualifications Directive 2005/36/EC. The diplomas received by our graduates will be recognised and approved within the rest of EU/EEZ.

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RISEBA Career days 2019

RISEBA Career Days is an event devoted to the launch and development of a students' career with guest lectures, company presentations, workshops, open lectures and tours held in cooperation with companies, organizations, and industry professionals. The main event – RISEBA Career Day 2019 – will take place on 9 April at RISEBA Architecture and Media Center H2O 6, Aistere Hall. Within the framework of the event, the visitors will have the opportunity to participate in "Speed dating with Career", participate in competitions, receive prizes and enjoy musical surprises at the end of the event!
Up-to-date information about RISEBA Career Days 2019 can be found also on Facebook.

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FAD BA & MA thesis project exhibition / March 1 – 30 / H2O 6

In late January 2019 altogether 28 graduates of BA & MA Architecture programmes at FAD defended their thesis projects. Come and see the architecture project exhibition "stepping stone" on the 1st floor of RISEBA Architecture and Media center H2O 6 (Str. Durbes 4, Riga). The official opening of the exhibition and annual catalog will take place on Friday, March 1, 16.30. Welcome!

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First volume of RISEBA academic journal ADAMarts published in the summer of 2018

ADAMarts is a double-blind peer-reviewed academic scientific journal dedicated to architecture, design and audiovisual media arts from the Baltic Sea region, published once a year by RISEBA University's creative faculties – Communications and Media, Architecture and Design. ADAMarts aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers, scholars and practitioners from around the world and encourages a variety of approaches to the urban phenomenon – the strengths of the editorial board run from urban planning to architecture, design and digital media.

Editor-in-chief: Jānis Lejnieks, Dr. Arch.
Editor of the issue: Dina Suhanova, Mg. Art.

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FAD student Juta Davidovska receives BAUA award for the best BA Thesis project – "Visitor Centre for the Lost Valley of Daugava", tutors: Dina Suhanova, Didzis Jaunzems Camera

On Nov 3rd, 2017, the best works of young architects from Baltic states were awarded in the ceremony held in Vilnius, Lithuania. The award for the best master level work was given to Marten Peterson (Estonian Arts Academy, Estonia), and the award for the best bachelor degree work – to Juta Davidovska (RISEBA University, Latvia).

The event was organized for the 5th time by Baltic Architects’ Unions’ Association (BAUA) aiming to highlight the best young professionals presenting the best graduation projects of all the architectural schools from Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia. This year’s edition features 17 projects from Vilnius Gediminas Technical University (Lithuania), Kaunas University of Technology (Lithuania), Vilnius Academy of Arts (Lithuania), RISEBA University (Latvia), Riga Technical University (Latvia), TTK University of Applied Sciences (Estonia) and Estonian Academy of Arts (Estonia). 

Photos by Andra Marta Babre.

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The first five years of Architecture school in one book – FAD BOOK Camera

In early March, 2017, the first extensive edition by RISEBA FAD was published – “THE FAD BOOK. The First Five Years of FAD. 2011–2016”. The publication is a school book in three languages covering the period from the establishment of the Architecture school in 2011 under the leadership of architect Oskars Redbergs until 2015 when the first fifteen graduates defended their BA thesis projects and the fourth incoming class finished their first-year studies. The brief insight is given also in the study year of 2015/2016.

The book assembles the best architecture student projects from the first through third year during the five years of the faculty as well as the architecture bachelor projects and looks back into into life of FAD's community. The FAD book reveals the scope, diversity and typology of the study tasks which have considered actual urban and socioeconomic processes in Riga and beyond. Editors-in-chief and authors of the concept: Dina Suhanova, Igors Malovickis.

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