Application for RISEBA architecture summer school "FestivaL'and 2.0." is open Camera

From July 25 to August 2 2019 we will design, develop and build a temporary center for Valmiera Summer Theatre festival visitors, locals, children and families – LIVING & PLAYFUL CITY is the theme. Main mentors of the summer school: architect Kārlis Melzobs (Gaiss), set designer and carpenter Rudolf Bekic (Austria) and other guests. Participants of the summer school will receive 3 ECTS – the certificate will be awarded upon completion of the program.

Apply here. Please fill in the online application form, upload motivation letter, and photo of your latest creative project. The deadline for application is June 28. Find out more on the website: www.festivaland.org.

See you this summer in the evergreen city – Valmiera!

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2018/2019 spring semester BA architecture student projects reviews Camera

The final reviews of the 2018/2019 spring semester architecture design projects are coming soon –>>>

  • 28.05. 10.00 – the 1st-year studio.
  • 31.05. 9.30 – 2nd and 3rd-year studios.

Guests of the juries – architect Harijs Alsiņš, architect Ole Wiig (NSW Architecture), Mārtiņš Enģelis (LIAA expert), Evelīna Ozola (urbanist), Evija Taurene (Cēsis Municipality), Jolanta Brūniņa and Zanda Lapsa (Valmiera Municipality).

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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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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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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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