Riga Expo Center
Competition Kip Island Auditorium
Ķīpsala International Exposition Centre, Riga, Latvia
The extension to the existing Riga Expo Centre allows the current exhibition space to extend its program from hosting trade fairs to hosting conferences, leisure events, educational workshops on one hand and leisure facilities, such as a playgrounds and boat rental on the other. The area offers an extension to the public transport system by including stops for electronically powered buses and shared cars. The new extensions physical transparency accommodates defined and discrete spaces, that can be combined in a flexible manner. The new parking garage is integrated in a green scaffolding which also includes an open air movie theater, outdoor bars and a small skate park.