HomeCode: architecture

Sustainable building:

  • Low energy consumption: Compact building volume, recycled air system, double glazed facade with sun screen pattern
  • Non toxic materials

The shape is motivated from local climate conditions - In order to create minimum turbulence as the site is located in the middle of a dominating "wind tunnel".

Code: 290RIG
Programme: Office building
Type: Limited Competition
Client: Merks ltd.
Structural + services engineer:
Arup London
Location: Lucavsvala island, Riga (LA)
Size: 40 000 m2
Period: 2006
Status: Competiton entry