Архитектурное наследство

Scholarly journal

Founded in 1951

ISSN 0320-0841

New materials regarding research in the fields of architecture and urban construction are being presented. The authors also focus on the history of the creation of little-known buildings of interest, on the development of local architectural traditions, on new attributions, and introduce recently discovered archive materials. A number of papers are dedicated to the issues of architectural and urban planning development of historical towns and cities or study the formation of architectural ensembles. The edition also includes papers that are devoted to theoretical historical-architectural problems, to biographies of architects, or analyze artistic approaches and concepts.

Issue 63

Ozola Silvia R.

Libava Health Resort in the Late 19th Century

Libava (later Liepaja), already in the late 18th century, began to be known as a center of arts and crafts with quite popular bath houses. Since 1834 one sees here a privately owned establishment with cold and hot sea water baths. In 1860 Nikolai Alexandrovich, successor to the throne, came to Libava and officially opened a bath house. In 1870 a new park was set up and another establishment with sea water baths founded. In 1871 railroad connection further stimulated the development of the resort and influenced the town’s plan. Paul Maks Berchi, the town architect, created new projects of the park and worked on reconstructing the resort itself.

Ozola, Silvia R.

M. A. in architectural engineering, Riga Technical University, Liepaja branch.

E-mail: ozola.silvija@inbox.lv


architectural-spatial composition, urban development, health resort, bath-house, park, town plan, Liepaja, Libava.


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