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The wooden residential houses are located in a historically signifficant territory in Ķīpsala, within the buffer zone protected by the World Heritage List of UNESCO. Aim of the project is to preserve the existing wooden workers' residential houses as an interesting landmark and a testimony of a certain period in the history of construction. Both houses are built in the beginning of the 20th century (in 1910 and 1913) by architect Mārtiņš Nukša. As one can see in archive materials the original constructions has not been of high quality. Nevertheless the composition of the ensemble and simple architecture of the volumes with all the ventialtion panes are charming and it would be a pitty if the houses would disappear from Ķīpsala. More…

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Renovation project of two residential houses

Riga, Ķīpsala, Ogļu street 4

Architects: Zaiga Gaile, Ingmārs Atavs,

Ineta Solzemniece-Saleniece


Client: „Ziemeļzunds” Ltd., „PMT INVEST” Ltd.

Project: 2006 – 2010

Total number of apartments – 21

Total living-space – 1600 sq.m.