Ieva Zībārte

Ieva Zībārte is an award-winning architect, writer, and curator with an extensive record of publications on articles on architecture, design, and popular culture. Presently serving as the Director of Property Development at the public property management company of the City of Riga, she is also a member of the National Architecture Board at the Ministry of Culture and the Coin Design Committee at the Bank of Latvia.


An Overlooked Mentor & Innovator: Marta Staņa

This essay examines the practice of architecture and the roles assigned to female architects in Latvia in the 1950s to the early 1990s through the life and work of Latvian architect Marta Staņa. My initial encounter with Marta Staņa (1913–1972) and her work in architecture occurred in 2002 when, as a young architecture journalist, I…