AVOTI office building in Lizums, LV, 2020 - 2023
-Nominated for the European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture - Mies van der Rohe Award 2024
-Latvian Architecture Award 2023
Sustainable office building in timber constructions for timber industry company in Vidzeme. The building combines the administrative and catering functions, creating a convenient meeting place for employees and a contemporary accent in the factory complex, visible from driveway. Emphasis on the rational use of resources, implementing universal planning based on the building's structural and climatological system, and possibly using materials of local origin. The linear building volume with overhangs and S—N orientation ensures predictable and controllable building ventilation and room shading.
Structural engeneering: ZAZA timber
Delivery/assembly of furniture: Progetto
Photography by Ansis Starks
Construction: RCI Gulbene