Riga Congress Centre New Hall (jaunā zāle), Tuesday,29th of October 2013, 10:00 AM
1. Research Moderator: Sandra Treija
Una Īle. Landscape Quality of Inner Blocks of Residential Districts in Cities of Latvia
Agnese Sofija Kusmane. Everyday Life in New Residential Areas in Riga: Urban Design, 1954-1985
Pēteris Šķiņķis, Gunta Lukstiņa. Social Composition of Population and Needs When Residing in a Large-scale Residential District
Lolita Čače. Renewal of large scale housing estates – studies of open space quality and usage
Edgars Berziņs. Objectives and criteria in the context of revitalisation of post-war residential districts of Riga
2. Design. Moderator: Uģis Kaugurs
Aleksandrs Feļtins.Research on how to diversify microrayon. A pattern language for user control facilitating urban design in large postwar estates.
Ligita Breģe. Design Solutions as a Factor Promoting Well-being in the Courtyards of Riga’s Housing Estates
Madara Laure. Shortage of Public Space in Riga's Post-war Large-scale Housing Estates
Mana Rīga. Experience the City: Different Characters of Riga’ Neighborhoods and a Life Cycle of Pallet Furniture in Environment
Jomante Valiulyte. Bringing mass housing estates back to life by using sustainable urban design strategies.
3. Strategies. Moderator: Arne Riekstiņš
Inga Raukas un Karin Tõugu: TAB vision competition "Recycling Socialism". Inga will share her experience as the jury member and Karin as the curator.
Sasha Tsenkova Improving Riga's Neighbourhoods: Strategic Priorities, Investment and Resilience (Public lecture)
* the sequence of the speakers is subject to change