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SKONTO BŪVE receives 4 awards including GRAND PRIX in the competition ”Latvian Construction Award 2015”

22 Mar, 2016

SKONTO BŪVE on its 21st anniversary received the main prize - GRAND PRIX in competition "Latvian Construction Award 2015" for the reconstruction of Riga Castle that was organized by magazines "Latvijas Būvniecība" and "Latvijas Architektūra".

Premises with an area of almost 10,000 m2 have been reconstructed, providing not only restoration of the building, but also of all artistic and functional elements. Renovation of load-bearing structures and strengthening of the foundation and structures has been performed, as well as renovation of furniture, paintings, chandeliers, wall and ceiling paintings, and interior finish has been completed in all parts of the castle. Many interior elements have obtained an unseen brilliance and splendor. Builders and restorers have done magnificent work that was highly assessed by the jury.
The manager of the Riga Castle project Egils Klebergs and the responsible construction work manager Edgars Sivickis also received a certificate of recognition.

In the nomination “New engineer building” 1st place was awarded to “Station “Bolderāja 2” with the connecting road to the Russian island”.
“This is undoubtedly one of the widest transport infrastructure projects in Latvia as well as in the entire Baltic states, and Skonto Būve is glad for the opportunity to take part in it and to invest in the development of a modern city. I am proud that Skonto Būve, together with its partners, has succeeded in this,” explains Guntis Ravis, the Head of the Board of the limited company “Skonto Būve”.
Project manager Dmitrijs Soldatenko.

In the nomination “New building – public premises” 2nd place was awarded to the object “Riga Motor Museum with the outbuilding of the Road Traffic Safety Directory’s client centre”.
Project manager Modris Seļakovs, the responsible construction work manager Raimonds Breide.

In the nomination “Project Manager of the Year 2015” 2nd place was awarded to Dmitrijs Soldatenko.

This year 95 objects in 10 categories were submitted, of which 7 objects were built and reconstructed by Skonto Buve. Award ceremony took place on March 10th in the House of Culture “Ziemeļblāzma”. Mission  of "Latvian Construction Award 2015” is to promote safe, innovative, high quality and aesthetic buildings and structures that are created in territory Latvia or outside it, where the implementation of the project is the responsibility of Latvian citizens - builders, designers, design manufacturers, etc.

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