BAUA AWARDS 2022 winner RISEBA student Jānis Apsītis
On October 21, BAUA Awards 2022 competition took place in the "Lielais Dzintars" concert hall, in Liepāja. Young architects from Baltic States were awarded with prizes for best diploma thesis.
Jānis Apsītis (LV) from RISEBA University of applied sciences with the project "Expansion of Winter Sports Facilities in Sigulda. Ski Jumping Hill” supervisors Dr.arch. Ilze Paklone, Dr.arch. Efe Duyan
This year 15 projects from seven Baltic universities of architecture were nominated for the competition
International jury consisting of David Cook from Germany, "haascookzemmrich STUDIO2050", Andra Šmite - architect, chairman of the jury of the "Latvijas Arhitektūras gada bolvas 2022", Mantas Daukšys, Lithuanian Architects' Union Klaipeda chairman of the county organization and Aet Ader, vice president of the Estonian Association of Architects evaluated competition participant works.
The event was organized by the Baltic Association of Architects' Unions (BAUA), the Lithuanian Architects' Association (LAS), the Estonian Architects' Association (EAA) and the Latvian Architects' Union (LAS), the Young Architects Club "Atelpa" and the innovation platform "Morberga Studija".
Supporters of the event - the Latvian State Cultural Capital Fund, the Estonian Cultural Foundation, the Lithuanian Cultural Council, the building materials production company "Knauf" and the city of Liepāja.