International Scientific Conference 2016

Faculty of Architecture and Urban Planning is pleased to invite you to the Conference section Architecture and Urban Planning Riga, October 13-14, 2016.

The Aim of the Conference

To promote discussion on sustainable urban space issue concerning history and theory of architecture, urban planning and spatial development, emphasizing the aspects of up-to-date principles of urban space organization.

Thematic Areas

  • Cultural heritage protection and theory of architecture;
  • Local and global tendencies in Architecture and Urban Planning;
  • Formation aspects of sustainable urban space;
  • Universal Design.

Requirements for Abstracts and Registration

Please e-mail registration form and abstact to: till September 1. Link to download registration form and abstract template:

Registration form

Abstract template

The registration fee is EUR 80 if paid until August 31. After August 31 it will be EUR 100 and if paid on spot on a conference day – EUR 150. The registration fee includes attendance to all sessions, coffee breaks, conference lunch and dinner for one person. 

Registration fee is transferable to the details given below:

Rigas Tehniska universitate
VAT Reg. No. LV-90000068977
Address: Kalku iela 1, Riga LV-1658, Latvia
Bank name: VALSTS KASE
IBAN: LV46TREL915101S000000

Please indicate in the payment details: Architecture - 56th Conference


The conference language is English.


Selected articles of the conference will be published in the peer reviewed Scientific Journal of Riga Technical University Architecture and Urban Planning (ISSN 1691-4333)  Expected year of publication – 2017.

Social events

  • Conference dinner in Old Riga;
  • Riga City Tour (October 14), duration: 2,5 hours, fee – 20 EUR/ person.


The official hotel for the Conference is the 4 star Hotel Islande which is located on the Ķīpsala island in the centre of Riga and 2 minutes walk from the conference venue and 20 minutes walk from Old City.

Please send the booking request to e-mail, indicating the guest's name / surname, arrival / departure dates, desired room category and a reference to the RTU Conference of Architecture

Important dates

September 1

Registration and submission of abstracts.

September 15


Notification of acceptance with a selection for a poster or paper presentation

October 1

Submission of full manuscript

October 13

Section of Architecture and Urban Planning, conference dinner

October 14

 Conference plenary session



Riga Technical University
Faculty of Architecture and Urban Planning
Ķipsalas iela 6, Riga LV-1048, Latvia
Alisa Koroļova
phone: +371 26866511