Riga Psychiatry and Narcology Centre entrance nod public space reconstruction

Conceptual basis for entrance nod public space reconstruction project – healing/ therapeutic/butterfly garden - symbiosis of Sarkandaugava neighbourhood and RPNC identity. This room is Prologue and representation. Plants were selected in co-operation with entomologists from Nature museum – herbaceous plants with white flowers, attracting butterflies. As well plants have been selected so that garden is in blossom from early spring till late autumn, keeping their decorativity also during winter. Entrance nod is created according to all healing garden principles.

Author: “atelier landscaping public, private spaces ALPS”; Project manager, landscape architect: Ilze Ruksane; landscape architect: Ieva Dimante; Poliymerconcrete tile design: in co-operation with Riga Design and Art school, Shape (sculpture) design department professors: Janis Zvirgzds-Zvirgzdins, Ivars Drulle and students: Sabine Sne, Evija Abele

Client: State Ltd. company 'Riga Psychiatry and Narcology Centre'

Address or location:
2 Tvaika Street, Riga

Technical information:


SIA "AB Daiļdārznieks”

Main subcontractors, partners:
Polimērbetona flīžu izgatavošana:, mākslinieks Mārtiņš Līnis; segumi: SIA "Inters-T”: Intars Tumšais; sols, atkritumu urna: SIA "Balta Trend", Rolands Vorkals

Author of photos:
Kristina Sisejeva, Kriss Karnītis, Silva Bendrate, Kristine Madjare