Riga. Architectural guide
Brossura con bandelle, pagine 400, anno 2014
This guide book is a must-have for all who are interested in European architecture and its rich history of diversified culture. Undoubtedly Riga is famous for its unique mixture of styles and traces of war and politics: German roots, Art Nouveau at its highest quality, Soviet Modernism, and a young European’s nation on its way to architectural profile. In 1997 the central part of Riga was included in the UNESCO World Heritage List. The Daugava
embankment and numerous streets with medieval roots encircle this special area. The author’s selection provides descriptions of nearly 800 buildings and various places in Riga and its vicinity. Buildings of all historical periods and architectural styles are described, ranging from centuries old monuments to buildings currently under construction.