Firefighting depot and runway of the airport – prize-winners in the competition “Gada būve” (“The Building of the Year”)

In the competition “The Best Building of the Year 2014 in Latvia” arranged by the non-governmental organization of the Latvian construction industry, in the nomination “Engineering Structures” the winner was the renovation project of Riga Airport runway pavement surface, and in the nomination “New Public Building” the second prize went to the firefighting depot at Riga Airport.
It should be added that the first prize in the nomination “New Public Building” was awarded to the new National Library of Latvia also known as “the Castle of Light”.
This year the competition was arranged in three rounds. For the final third round, 21 objects were selected.

The competition " The Best Building of the Year 2014 in Latvia" is arranged by the Latvian Builders Association and the Latvian Association of Civil Engineers  jointly with the Ministry of Economy, the Ministry of Transport, the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development, the Latvian Chamber of Commerce and Industry,  the Strategic Partnership for Construction Industry Development, the Lithuanian Builders Association, the Belarusian Ministry for Construction, The Belarusian Builders Association, the Latvian Association of Local and Regional Governments, Riga Technical University, the Communication Faculty of Turība University  and the newspaper "Dienas Bizness".
 

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