Mūkusala Promenade

Mūkusala Promenade is 2.2 km long area on the left bank of Daugava river. It starts in front of Riga Old Town and stretches outside the city center.

 

Status: 1st prize in competition in 2017

Developer: Riga City

Place: Rīga, Latvija

Size: 18 ha; 2.2 km (length of the promenade)

Team: RUUME arhitekti in collaboration with Olga Trebuhina, Mārcis Kalniņš, SIA Baltex Group

 

 

Base of the concept is the scale of the Daugava river and . The width of Daugava in front of Old Town is the widest (around 600m) – so the promenade in this area is more public with amphitheater as the main attraction. The width of Daugava towards Zaķusala island is around 300m and it neighbours a business district so extra platforms in water are placed to add some public areas next to water. The width of Daugava towards Lucavsala is the smallest – around 100m – in this area public swimming pools, riverside beach and small cafes on water are placed. A new pedestrian bridge is also proposed to connect Lucavsala with promenade.

 

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First part of the promenade in front of Old Town


Second part of promenade in front of Zaķusala island

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Third part of promenade in front of Lucavsala island

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