Riga Airport ProposalEdit profile
The Topography of the underside of the roof sculptures and subtly subdivides the terminal space. The roof shell creates a pattern that is perpendicular to the road and the apron space that clearly indicates the direction of the passenger flow.The formal inspiration are vernacular pitched roofs of sauna houses as well as the geometry of a paper plane. A series of identical pitched modules form the roof structure.
The simplicity of the shape produces a dynamic sense of direction peaking at the centre and indicating the entrance under the main pitched roof where check in and central access to departures is located.
Description from the architects