Homemade Dessert, in collaboration with the City of Liepaja, invites you to participate in the third international architectural competition on Karosta, Latvia: War Town Microtecture.
Karosta translates as a naval port. It is located in western Latvia, in the city of Liepaja. Karosta was born to be a secret military base for the 'Russian Empire, and later to the Soviets. Since Latvia regained the 'independence in 1991, the Soviet army had to leave Karosta. As a result, the population has dropped drastically from 25 000-6 000 inhabitants and the city has fallen into a state of despair partial.
The first contest of a series of design focused on Liepaja Seaside Park, an area of refuge historically unique in Liepaja, Latvia, presents the opportunity to express your vision for the revival and further development of the 'Bath House', designed by Paul Max Berchi in 1902.
Within its richly furnished rooms, visitors had the chance to experience diving in warm sea water, and the healing mud baths. Visitors were offered a range of recreational therapies as hydrotherapy, sauna and Roman Irish, mud, carbonic acid, and sulfur baths.