Latvia the decrease of industrial production started in the late 20th
century, coinciding with major political and economic changes.
Consequently Riga is packed full of empty, redundant industrial sites
and buildings that are no longer necessary but are remnants of the
large scale economic system of the Soviet era.
several years of stagnation and neglect, the city’s industrial
sites are facing a boom of conversions and re-use. Factory and
are a trend that finally seems to be catching on in Latvia. The
current practice of dealing with Riga’s indu...
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