City of Riga
Multifunctional food hub
Latvia’s capital city and largest city, Riga has a population of more than 600,000 inhabitants that is steadily declining. It is also the most economically developed and vibrant city in Latvia. The city’s historical Āgenskalns neighbourhood, on the left bank of the river Daugava, is currently envisaged as a residential area and place for innovative businesses, with three university campuses and the National Library located nearby.
IN-HABIT VALUE: Food
AREA OF FOCUS: Āgenskalns neighbourhood
What is the project looking for?
Setting up a multifunctional food hub for sustainably produced and locally sourced food in the area of the local market. The market will also serve as a recreational and educational space, with the integration of a wide range of physical activities appropriate for visitors of different ages and social groups, like children’s playgrounds, therapy gardens etc.