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Baiba Vērpe

Baiba Vērpe

Dr. arch. 
Research Assistant, Lecturer

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



Short Bio:  

Baiba Vērpe received her Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Architecture from Riga Technical University, Faculty of Architecture in 2008 and 2016, respectively. In 2023 she received her Doctor of Science degree, defending the thesis "Evolution of Resort Architecture in Jūrmala", supervisor Dr. habil. arch. Dr. Jānis Krastiņš.

Since 2017 she has been a research assistant and since 2020 a lecturer at RTU Institute of Architecture and Design. She is the author of several scientific articles and articles in the popular architectural press. Baiba Vērpe is an active member of DOCOMOMO Latvia.

Research projects:   

  • Architectural and Academic Heritage of the Architect Eižens Laube.
  • DOCOMOMO - Exploring recent architectural (postwar modernism in Latvia) heritage. 


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 

Vērpe, B. Large-Scale Buildings of the Resort Establishments of the Soviet Period and their Present State in Jūrmala City, Latvia. Architecture and Urban Planning / Arhitektūra un pilsētplānošana, 2021, Vol. 17, No. 1, pp.29-45. e-ISSN 2255-8764. Available from: doi:10.2478/aup-2021-0003


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