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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Open lecture in the MA studio: architect MATTI RAUTIOLA (FI) / Nov 17, 17.00

Just before the national holidays students and interesents are welcome to join the MA studio open lecture by Finnish architect, professor and president of Building Information Group (Rakennustieto) of Finland MATTI RAUTIOLA on Nov 17 at 17.00. 

Most of architecture students will remember prof. Rautiola from inspiring bus tour through Helsinki. The upcoming lecture will cover the topic related to waterfront development in Finland.

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SLICE OF ARCHITECTURE: TARKETT product manager Anna Claudia Ricci (IT) / Oct 19, 13:00

THE NATURAL CHOICE FOR PEOPLE AND THE ENVIRONMENT – welcome to the Tarkett’s LINOLEUM day at RISEBA FAD!

Take a break an get to know more about the products used in the architecture and interior design. On Thursday, Oct 19, 13.00 students are invited to attend guest lecture by Anna Claudia Ricci (IT), Tarkett Linoleum Product Manager.

The lecture will be in English. Location: RISEBA Architecture and Media Centre H2O 6, Street Durbes 4, 3rd floor design studio.

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FAD students take part in the International Students Research and Artistic Creation Conference "Changing World – in Search for New Solutions – 2017"

Šī gada 7. jūnijā noslēdzās RISEBA un AS „Rietumu Banka” studentu zinātniskā un māksliniecisko jaunrades darbu konference „Mainīgā pasaule – jaunu risinājumu meklējumos – 2017”, kurā divas dienas četru sekciju ietvaros savus zinātniskos ziņojumus prezentēja un ar radošajiem darbiem iepazīstināja vairāk nekā 60 studenti un skolēni.

Atzinības rakstus sekcijā "Biznesa psiholoģija un cilvēkresursu vadība" ieguva šī gada Arhitektūras bakalaura programmas absolventi Ervīns Gorelovs ar pētījumu "Satelītpilsētu modeļa piemērojamība esošajā Rēzeknes un apkārtnes pilsētu tīklā kā ilgtspējīgs risinājums Latgales centrālā reģiona attīstībai" un Mārtiņš Māls par darbu "Design Approaches and Principles for Austism Spectrum Disorder". Atzinību sekcijā "Reklāma vakar, šodien rīt" ieguva arī absolvente Aļona Purvlīce ar bakalaura darbā izstrādāto pētījumu "Contemporary Tendencies of the Development of Circus Architecture. Riga Circus".

Vairāk par konferences rezultātiem un foto šeit

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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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