Roja Open-Air Concert Hall
LOCATION: Latvia, Roja
PROGRAM: Concert hall, park, commercial area
SIZE: 7700 m2
STATUS: Competition, 1st prize
TEAM: Maris Bardins, Didzis Jaunzems
Open-air Concert Hall is designed as compilation of smaller units adapting it to the traditional building scale of the city and unifyed with a single lightweight roof construction to make a uniform image of the building. Special membrane is used as roof cover material to diffuse the direct sunlight and create a bright and airy atmosphere, thus protecting the audience from solar radiation and rain. The roof cover is designed transformable making the building suitable for different weather conditions. The building is adaptable to different kind of events ranging from large-scale song and dance festivals to small theatrical performances.