Renowned Riga architect’s Eijens Laube building of 1909 are renovated in the scope of this project. The current reconstruction project is built around the Art Modern architectural monument –the 1909
19. and the turn of the 20th century eclectic style is replaced by the new style in art and architecture, the first of which became Modern, named in honor of the Paris Gallery "La Maison Moderne" (modern Name). Modern style architecture was characterised by a quest to create aesthetically beautiful and functional buildings. Great attention was paid not only to the external appearance of buildings, but also in the Interior, which was designed for a very thoughtful and thorough. All constructive elements of the building, stairs, doors, pillars, balconies, had an artistic form and processing. The Modern style of philosophy became the main slogan, "art, as a way of life" or "art as life style".
Modern style create objects yourself combines both art and utilitarian functions, engaging in the art world the scope of all mankind. In other countries the modern style has many synonyms: USA-"tiffany" (in honor of Tiffany "Co.), France –" Art Nouveau "and" fin de siècl "(literally:" the end of the century "), Germany –" Jugendstil "(After 1896 founded the illustrated journal" Die Jugend ", art nouveau), Austria –" Secessionsstil ", UK –" modern style ".
at the beginning of the 20th century national Romanticism style is manifested as response on Art Nouveau architecture in Riga and the manifestations are organically connected with Art Nouveau, which was characterized by abandonment of all the old, uncomfortable and just a whole new, practical recognition. Therefore already in 1905 in Riga has emerged in a new style of the first samples of e. Laub design works. The new-style buildings were characterised by the following features: naturally occurring materials in a building facade decor (scratchy, scratchy plaster rock, etc.), wooden elements, the ethnic pattern.
The new style accentuated vertical lines-Bay, some for ornament, vertically stretched towers. Latvian romanticism city high-rise House architecture became the financial well-being of the new bourgeoisie. It can be argued that this style that evolved into the national ethnographic soil, served in the house owners and commercial interests of economic operators, since clearly demonstrated this style of building owners in the stable level of welfare
Your new apartment will be located in historical centre of Riga. The surroundings are breathing the air of early 20th century national romanticism. Beautiful buildings, catholic and orthodox churches nearby, cobble-stoned streets create the atmosphere specific to this part of the town.
Gertrudes 23 is one of a few apartment buildings in the city centre equipped with an autonomous heating and hot water supplying system. Thanks to that the heating expenses in the cold seasons are considerably lower than in the nearby buildings, connected to the central heating system. And heat consumtion control for each appartment let us to make the heating control be the most efficient.
Rīga, Centrs, Ģertrūdes iela 23
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