On Monday, March 6, 16.00 the opening of the RISEBA University Faculty of Architecture and design (FAD) BA architecture graduate project exhibition "Re-creation" will be held at the National Library of Latvia (NLL) Exhibition Hall I (level 1). Together with the opening the projects catalogue "THE FAD BA Thesis Book. 2017" and the school's yearbook "THE FAD BOOK. The First Five Years of FAD. 2011 – 2016" will be presented.
The 15 exhibited bachelor projects share common urge to revive, recreate and with a new ambition discover the abandoned buildings, industrial heritage building complexes with the lost functional fulfillment, former production or recreation buildings or deficient urban space. The young and emerging architects create the environment for healthy, thoughtful, responsible and slow lifestyle in Liepaja, Riga, Tukums, Jurmala, Aizkraukle, Jelgava, Ludza and Samarkand (UZ).
The exhibition will also display the 21m2 large scale model of 2nd-year architecture student project of RIGA LOWER EAST SIDE (tutors Bart Melort, Ilze Paklone) – a spatial vision for the development and multi-family housing projects for neighborhood in the Eastern part of Riga, railway circle between Streets Lacplesa and A.Deglava.
Viktorija Arestova, Kristine Bekasova, Bruno Bitaitis, Juta Davidovska, Ervins Gorelovs, Arturs Krastins, Jolanta Liepina, Arturs Malisevs, Martins Mals, Marica Martini, Anita Pumpure, Alona Purvlice, Guzal Saidmuradova, Elina Semjonova and Herta Vituma. 2nd-year architecture students.
Exhibition will be accompanied by two special events:
- On 16 March, 15.00 seminar for architecture students (as well as architecture researchers and professionals) about the use of the library collection will be held. Sign-up will be required. Information will follow.
- On 24 March, 11.00 everybody is invited to public talk by architect Dirk Jan Postel ("kraaijvanger architects", NL). The event will be in English.
The exhibition's team: Juta Davidovska, Ervins Gorelovs, Herta Vituma, Pavels Osipovs, with the participation of FAD graduates.
The exhibition will be open from 7 March to 1 April, 2017 in the Exhibition Hall I (level 1) of the National Library of Latvia (Mūkusalas iela 3). Free admission.
NLL is closed to visitors on the second Monday of each month (Maintenance day).