Streaming of the international conference RIXARCH 2024 12.04.24

Dear Architectural and Construction companies,

This Friday, 12.04.24 second International conference RIXarch 2024: Exploring the Blind Spot in Architecture will happen. It is our pleasure to invite you to participate in this scientific and important event for Latvian architecture. Conference will start at 9AM, and will be held in Aisteres hall, Architecture and Media center H2o6, Aisteres street 2.

The RIXARCH 2024 Conference is honored to feature an illustrious lineup of keynote speakers who bring a wealth of architectural expertise and insight to this event.
Steven Holl, the Founder of Steven Holl Architects, is renowned for his visionary approach to architecture, marked by a harmonious blend of aesthetics and functionality.
Ole Wiig, Founding Partner and Architectural Director of NSW Architectural Office, brings his innovative design sensibilities to the forefront, pushing the boundaries of architectural creativity. Nancy Josephson, President of the CIVITA Institute - The Northwest Institute for Architecture & Urban Studies in Italy, offers a unique perspective on the intersection of architecture and urban planning.
Lastly, we are privileged to have Jana Jakobsone Dr., City Architect of Kuldīga, a UNESCO World Heritage town located in Latvia. Kuldīga's remarkable preservation of traditional urban settlement, exemplifying architectural influences and craftsmanship traditions from the 16th to the 19th centuries, underscores the profound historical significance of this conference. With these distinguished speakers, RIXARCH 2024 promises to be a forum where architectural excellence meets rich cultural heritage.

This year's RIXARCH 2024 Conference proudly presents its spotlight person, Mrs. Astra Zarina, a distinguished architect and a luminary in the field. Born in Latvia, Mrs. Zarina's journey in architecture began at the University of Washington in 1947, where she studied under esteemed faculty members such as Lionel Pries, Wendell Lovett, and Victor Steinbrueck. Her contributions to the world of architecture have been both inspirational and transformative.

RIXarch Conference will close with an exciting panel discussion from 16.30-17.30.
Closing Panel Discussion: Blind Spots on the Interface between Architectural Design and Building Industry:
Dina Suhanova (Moderator), Researcher at the Art Academy of Latvia
Jana Jakobsone, Dr. arch., City Architect of Kuldiga
Jekabs Zvaigzne, representative from KOMFORTS, Chairman of the Board
Janis Ankipans, representative from SAINT-GOBAIN Ecophon AB
Peteris Ratas, Riga City Chief Architect
Steven Holl (Online Participation)
You are welcome to attend the panel discussion in person, with a coffee break from 16.00 to 16.30 and a networking event after the panel discussion, or watch the live stream.
The conference will be broadcast live on Youtube and FB accounts:

See the appendix for the conference program:

Best regards,