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.

People

GAISS-Arnita-Melzoba

Arnita Melzoba

architect, co-founder
arnita@gaissarhitekti.lv

GAISS-Karlis-Melzobs

Kārlis Melzobs

architect, co-founder
karlis@gaissarhitekti.lv

GAISS-Agnese-Malniece

Agnese Mālniece

architect
agnese@gaissarhitekti.lv

GAISS-Marta-Kulitane

Marta Kulitāne

architect
marta@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 Instituts headquarters

  • Representative of Latvia in London Festival of Architecture 2014