TV TOWER 2.
Riga Radio and Television Tower stands out with the unique engineering solutions for the time and high quality construction performance. The tower is a very significant urban construction and scenery accent of Riga city, which has been determined as a priority setting, when constructing the building. The tower has an impressive, expressive and at the same time smartly light architectonic common image.
It has achieved the aesthetic and architectonic place in the list of values constituting the silhouette of the city, besides the tower is not only a significant and interesting technical building, but a famous place for tourists and one of the visiting cards of Riga.
Riga Radio and Television Tower has completely maintained the initial building volume and decoration as well as original construction materials and construction elements, the initial layout and partly interior decorations up to nowadays.
Television tower is not only the highest building in the Baltic’s, the highest TV tower in the whole European Union and indisputable a significant object of urban construction with a huge historical meaning, but also a backbone of the Latvian TV and radio broadcasting and international technology and communication centre.
TV tower’s reconstruction project
LVRTC has commenced a huge reconstruction project of the tower, the purpose of which is to achieve that the TV tower and the adjacent territory would become as a modern part of contemporary urban environment, which is modern and safe both, technologically as well as functionally, which is a famous place for tourists and a place for spending the leisure time for guests and inhabitants of the city, encourage visitors for cognition, tells about technologies, innovations and history at the same time!
The reconstruction project of the TV tower will last for approximately 5 years.