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Baiba Vērpe

Baiba Vērpe

Mg. arch. 
Research Assistant, PhD Student 

Resort architecture, postwar modernism, architecture and design of diplomatic service,  architecture of international events 



Short Bio:  

Baiba Vērpe received Bachelor’s and Master’s degree of Architecture from Riga Technical University in 2008 and 2016, respectively. She is currently a scientific assistant, educator and a PhD student with RTU Faculty of Architecture and is working on her Thesis «Development of The Resort Architecture in Jūrmala City, Latvia» under the guidance of Dr. habil. arch. Jānis Krastiņš. Since 2006, she has been a practicing architect, including local and international experience. She is the author of scientific articles and articles in popular architectural press.   

Her main scope of research interests are: architecture in Jūrmala city, Latvia, resort architecture, postwar modernism, architecture of diplomatic service and digital marketing for architects. She is an active member of DOCOMOMO Latvian group.  

Research projects:   

  • Elaboration of Phd thesis «Development of The Resort Architecture in Jūrmala City, Latvia» since 2016.  


Vērpe, B. Retracing the Architectural Heritage. The Works of Architect Eižens Laube in Jūrmala City, Latvia. Architecture and Urban Planning, 2018, Vol.14, pp.141-150. e-ISSN 2255-8764. Available from: doi:10.2478/aup-2018-0019 


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