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    Discovering Spilve and the Aviation Heritage of Riga

    Discovering Spilve and the Aviation Heritage of Riga

    Contrary to rumours that Spilve Aerodrome outside Riga was abandoned I was delighted to discover that is thriving and features one of the few Stalinist-era buildings in Riga, a magnificent terminal building. Nearby is the unique Latvia Soviet Aviation Museum currently based next to Riga…

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    Tracing the Story of Art Nouveau in Riga

    Tracing the Story of Art Nouveau in Riga

    It is difficult to find an all-embracing definition of Art Nouveau architecture. Buildings in this style represent a breakaway from traditional, more rigid styles. In general, it introduced a fluidity of lines in the structure of buildings and decorations embracing the theme back to nature. …