Metu konkurss: “’KIMMEL’ kvartāla telpiskās attīstības vīzijas priekšlikums Rīgā”

  • Konkursa rezultāts : Atzinība
  • Norise : 2018. gads
    Arhitektūra: Lauder Architects – Kārlis Lauders, Rita Laudere, Daila Sloka, Harijs Vucens, Anna Līva Traumane, Valdis Linde, Betija Balode, Viesturs Dille, Ansis Zītars
    Sarma & Norde – Jānis Norde, Ints Meņģelis
    Ainavu arhitektūra: Ilze Rukšāne, Marc Geldof, Māris Bušs, Mētra Augškāpa
    Arhitektūras mazās formas: Ilze Začeste
    Vizuālā identitāte, koncepts: Edijs Vucens, Ernests Austriņš
    CMB: Maija Krizmane


Our inspiration for public space development:
– Historical industrial background, green structure and environment of the site and its neighbourhood
– Contemporary worldwide trend towards sustainable and biophilic city benefiting human health – healing garden principles as base towards future city
– Respecting current tenant needs and wants for A class offices, compact life style, being in the middle of the action, easy accessible
– Respecting and thinking of future tenants – millennial lifestyle, familiarity with communications, media, and digital technologies, a liberal approach to politics and economics, search for the meaning in everything, social responsibility and sustainable lifestyle
Basic principles for public space design:
– Rational functional programme and contemporary mobility solutions/flows, creating nice and sustainable human oriented spaces
– Respecting diverse ages, sexes, interests and mobility groups
– Creating sustainable, ecologically relevant, seasonally changing and aesthetically pleasant environment
– Integrating sustainable urban rain water management solutions both outdoor and indoor
According to Riga sustainable development strategy 2030 city will strive for the achievement of the following goals by 2030 which as well we do strive to implement in new Kimmel quarter environment development (mentioning some relevant to Kimmel)
– Compact, resource-saving, and smart;
– Multi-cultural and tolerant;
– Pedestrian, cyclist friendly;
– Provided with diverse, accessible, and high-quality housing;
– Provided with an excellent cultural environment and creativity of the city’s inhabitants;
– Provided with vital localities and preserved cultural landscape;
– Provided with diverse and high-quality natural territories, green corridors.

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