The studio
Since its founding in 2013 Riga based architecture studio GAISS has had the opportunity to work on a wide variety of projects both in Latvia and abroad, ranging from newly constructed buildings to renovations and interiors, from outdoor installations to exhibition layouts.

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Multidisciplinary approach is a fundamental part of our everyday work and allows us to have a fresh attitude for each of the various tasks. We collaborate with engineers, designers, artists, curators, historians and numerous other professionals to achieve thoroughly informed results for each individual project.

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Arnita Melzoba
architect, co-founder
arnita@gaissarhitekti.lv

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Kārlis Melzobs
architect, co-founder
karlis@gaissarhitekti.lv

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Agnese Mālniece
architect
agnese@gaissarhitekti.lv

Awards and distinctions

2017

- Latvian Architecture Award 2017 - National Library of Latvia Book Museum
- The Great Award of Construction Industry 2017 - Young architects of the year award
- National Design Award of Latvia 2017 finalist - National Library of Latvia Book Museum

2015

- Annual Design Award by the Latvian Association of Designers in category "Environmental design" for the design of art exhibitions "Visionary Structures" in Riga and Brussels (with RIJADA)

2014

- Annual Design Award by the Latvian Association of Designers in category "Office interior" for the design of Ideju Institūts headquarters
- Representative of Latvia in London Festival of Architecture 2014