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Current projects

CONSTRUCTION DESIGN, DESIGNER SUPERVISION AND CONSTRUCTION OF THE NEW OPEN PRISON UNIT AND TRAINING CENTRE BUILDING FOR THE LATVIAN PRISON ADMINISTRATION

Address: RĪGAS IELA 10B, OLAINE
Client: LATVIAN PRISON ADMINISTRATION
General contractor: SIA VELVE
Сonstruction period: FEBRUARY 2021 — APRIL 2023
0% Complete

SIA Velve will demolish the current building, and carry out the design, designer supervision and construction of the new building. It will include rooms for theoretical training, a meeting room, group activity rooms, a computer room, a sports facility, service accommodation, the Latvian Prison Administration museum, and a library. The area developed will also have a stadium, a shooting range, a sports facility and a car park. The total area of the site is 1977 sq. m. The construction of the training centre building, open prison unit and the corresponding infrastructure in Olaine is to be completed in April 2023.

CONSTRUCTION OF THE TOME FISH FARM NATIONAL INNOVATION INFRASTRUCTURE CENTRE FOR AQUACULTURE

Address: TOME, ĶEGUMS MUNICIPALITY
Client: INSTITUTE OF FOOD SAFETY, ANIMAL HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENT ‘BIOR’
General contractor: SIA VELVE
Сonstruction period: 29 MARCH 2021 — 29 SEPTEMBER 2023
0% Complete

As part of the project, SIA Velve will design the building, construct it, and equip it with a number of systems. It will almost meet the standard of a zero-energy building, and will be provided with a system of solar panels. Heating of the fish farm will be done using a heat pump, and a pellet boiler. 9 fish farming systems will be installed to enable completion of the full cycle of fish farming, from the hatching of eggs, to producing and maintaining fish for breeding. The total developed floor area of the Tome fish farm is to be 1540 square metres; the building is scheduled for completion in September 2023.

VERDE OFFICE BUILDING COMPLEX

Address: ROBERTA HIRŠA IELA 1, RIGA
Client: SIA HANZA 14
General contractor: SIA VELVE
Сonstruction period: NOVEMBER 2020 — DECEMBER 2022
0% Complete

The total development area of the Verde office building complex is 6140 m2. Construction is to be completed in December 2022. The floor area will reach 40,418.4 m2, providing an area for more than 2000 workspaces. The underground car park will accommodate up to 395 vehicles. The complex has received a certificate with a BREEAM Excellent rating, and will be built in compliance with BREEAM construction and environmental protection requirements. The complex will be equipped with a best-in-its-class heating and ventilation system, smart energy control, energy efficiency class A, and will almost meet the standard of a zero-energy building. There are plans to set up public pedestrian and bicycle paths, outdoor workspaces and terraces, as well as roof gardens and greenery on wall panels and indoors. Innovative utility systems will be used as part of the project, with raised floors and a modern cooling tower system.

EXPANSION OF WATER AND SEWER LINES IN BERĢI

Address: Rijas/Zanes/Gatiņa/Baibas/Ulža/Tota/Leldes/Berģu/Brīvības iela
Client: SIA RĪGAS ŪDENS
General contractor: SIA BINDERS
Сonstruction period: 12 January 2021 to 23 February 2022
0% Complete

The expansion of water and sewer lines in Berģi is to be completed on 23 February 2022. The purpose of the project is to improve the quality of water and sewer services in the Berģi neighbourhood. Furthermore, the project will include earth, road and field work, as well as the installation of water supply and sewer facilities.

PAULS STRADIŅŠ CLINICAL UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL BUILDING A2 CONSTRUCTION IN RIGA, AT PILSOŅU STREET

Address: PILSOŅU IELA 13, RIGA
Client: PAULS STRADIŅŠ CLINICAL UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL (PSCUH)
General contractor: SIA VELVE
Сonstruction period: 30 MONTHS
10% Complete

The total area of the site is at least 38 456 m2. As part of the construction of Stage 2 of Building A of PSCUH, it is intended to set up: (1) groups of specialised rooms (on Floor 1), including a Surgery Unit, an Emergency Care Centre (including emergency maxillofacial care), and a utility/delivery area; (2) (standardised) general care units: Neurosurgery Ward, Thoracic Surgery Ward, Urology Ward, Otorhinolaryngology Ward, Kidney Transplantation Ward; (3) specialised units: Maternity Unit, Intensive Neonatal Care Unit, Neurology Unit (Stroke Ward), Neurology Unit, Maxillofacial Surgery Centre, Gynaecology Unit, Outpatient Surgery Centre, Maternity Unit postnatal wards, Intensive Care Unit, and Intensive Care Unit with intensive care beds; (4) a conference room unit for more than 300 people; (5) medical staff areas and rooms; (6) temporary patient accommodations for emergencies in the atrium on Floor 1; (7) meeting rooms, rooms for auxiliary medical procedures, and consultation rooms. The wards and isolation units of Building A Stage 2 of PSCUH will contain at least 300 beds.

RECONSTRUCTION OF CANTEEN AND LIBRARY BUILDINGS NO. 01000850230001 AND 01000850229006 (ERDF) AT EZERMALAS IELA 6A AND 6B, IN RIGA

Address: EZERMALAS IELA 6A, 6B, RIGA
Client: NATIONAL MILITARY DEFENCE SITE AND PROCUREMENT CENTRE
General contractor: SIA VELVE
Сonstruction period: 16 September 2020 to 16 September 2021
10% Complete

The total area to be improved as part of the project is 9569 m2, including 1988 m2 of the library, and 3177 m2 of the canteen. Two buildings will be rebuilt: the library (No. 006) and the canteen (No. 001). Load-bearing structures and road paving will have to be replaced in some areas. Heat insulation will be installed on the facades of the buildings, finished with fibre cement cladding. SIA Velve will also install the utility lines (power supply, heating, ventilation, water, sewer, electronic communications), and deliver and install the production equipment in the kitchen.

RENOVATION OF THE FACADE OF THE LATVIAN WAR MUSEUM BUILDING AND TOWER

Address: SMILŠU IELA 20, RIGA
Client: NATIONAL MILITARY DEFENCE SITE AND PROCUREMENT CENTRE
General contractor: SIA VELVE
Сonstruction period: 15 September 2020 to 15 September 2021
10% Complete

The work will begin on 15 September 2020, and will take 12 months to complete. The total area of the site is 1400 sq. m. SIA Velve has signed the contract with the client, and is preparing for beginning the work, in order to replace the roofing on the building and the tower of the Latvian War Museum, to renovate its facades, restore doors and windows, to improve the grounds of the museum and to install various utility lines within the time specified in the contract.

RENOVATION OF THE BAS ‘DAUGAVGRĪVA’ WASTE WATER SECONDARY SETTLEMENT SUMP

Address: BAS ‘DAUGAVGRĪVA’, DZINTARA IELA 60, RIGA
Client: SIA ‘RĪGAS ŪDENS’
General contractor: SIA VELVE
Сonstruction period: 28.09.2020 to 27.09.2021.
10% Complete

Total area of the site: 1334.38 sq. m. The renovation of the BAS ‘Daugavgrīva’ waste water secondary settlement sump began on 28 September 2020, and will continue until 27 September 2021. SIA Velve will renovate the secondary settlement sump, dismantle the current equipment, including the removal of the central column and upper layers of concrete from the walls and the floor. The company also intends to prepare the cleared settlement sump, to build a new column, renovate the concrete surface, the reinforced concrete duct for the mud mixture, the steel pipelines and the utility lines connected to it, and to install and configure the necessary production equipment.

NEW JAUNMĀRUPE DAY-CARE FACILITY FOR CHILDREN

Address: OZOLU IELA 2, JAUNMĀRUPE, MĀRUPE MUNICIPALITY
Client: MĀRUPE MUNICIPAL COUNCIL
General contractor: SIA VELVE
Сonstruction period: JUNE 2020 to AUGUST 2021
20% Complete

The total area of the site is 3.4 ha, with the floor area of the building being 5503 m2.


The work began on 2 July 2020, and currently, the company is setting up the construction site, and installing the water supply and sewer systems. SIA Velve will then proceed to the earthworks, the dismantling of the current utility systems, the installation of new outdoor utilities (water, sewer and power supply lines), the concreting, the assembly of metal structures, prefab reinforced concrete structures, and various external structures, the interior finishing in the building, the development of the outdoor premises, and the construction of an access road and car park.

STAGE 4 OF DEVELOPMENT OF WATER UTILITY SERVICES IN THE EASTERN, WESTERN AND CENTRAL PARTS OF MĀRUPE

Address: MĀRUPE MUNICIPALITY
Client: AS ‘MĀRUPES KOMUNĀLIE PAKALPOJUMI’
General contractor: SIA VELVE
Сonstruction period: 18 MONTHS, NOT INCLUDING INTERRUPTIONS IN PRODUCTION DUE TO WINTER
50% Complete

Construction started in June this year, affecting an area 50 km long. As part of this project, SIA Velve will set up a total of 50 km of new water supply and sewer lines, and build 16 sewage pumping stations for household waste water. The project is co-financed by the EU Cohesion Fund. The new lines will deliver high-quality drinking water and household sewer services to some residents of Mārupe through central lines and AS ‘Mārupes komunālie pakalpojumi’ services.

DEPLOYMENT OF A BIODEGRADABLE WASTE RECYCLING FACILITY AT THE ‘GETLIŅI’ HOUSEHOLD WASTE SITE

Address: KAUDZĪŠU IELA 57, RUMBULA, STOPIŅI MUNICIPALITY
Client: SIA GETLIŅI EKO
General contractor: PS MRKV
Сonstruction period: 8 OCTOBER 2018 — 7 JANUARY 2022
80% Complete

The design size of the site is 64,151 m2, including a construction development area of 15,264 m2, as well as road and open areas amounting to a total of 21,580 m2. SIA Velve conducts the following work: all design work was carried out by March 2020, and designer supervision began; most of the earthworks and the construction of the biological pump station foundation and building 3 of the temporary biological waste storage facility have been completed; the work on constructing the roads and open areas, the utility and equipment building, the bioreactor and biomass tunnel building, the recycling bulk material sorting building, water supply, power supply and sewer lines continues.

DEPO WAREHOUSE STORE AT KURZEMES PROSPEKTS IN RIGA

Address: KURZEMES PROSPEKTS 3B, RIGA
Client: SIA PĀRUPES BŪMAŅI
General contractor: SIA VELVE
Сonstruction period: NOVEMBER 2019 — DECEMBER 2020 (PLANNED)
80% Complete

The total area of the project is 33,266 m², with the total floor area of the building being 17,377.4 m2. SIA Velve conducts the following work: demolition of the underground portion of the bunker, earthworks, construction of the water supply/sewer lines for ‘Rīgas ūdens’ outside the site (including the microtunnels and sewer drains), construction of the on-site water supply/sewer lines, installation of foundation piles, concreting of the foundation frame, assembly and installation of load-bearing pre-fab reinforced concrete and metal structures, installation of joists and roofing, construction of glazed aluminium structures, construction of external sandwich panel walls, construction of indoor utilities, seamless concreting of floors, construction of a central heating line, general construction work, construction of street and internal paved roads, and general improvement of the outdoor premises.

HOFT Reconstruction of the building and a construction project for the residential building

Address: 5 Strēlnieku Street, Riga
Client: “R.EVOLUTION 21” LTD.
General contractor: SIA VELVE
Сonstruction period: December 2017 - November 2020
Total area of the object: 8337 m2
100% Complete

In the HOFT project (House of the Flying Trees), VELVE will reconstruct the building at 5 Strēlnieku Street, by reinforcing the existing structures of the building and by building two additional fully glazed floors over the restored facades. Both the glass floor and the courtyard of the building will have specially designed containers and terraces with a variety of conifers - cedar, mountain pine - as well as various Bonsai trees. A new building with seven ground floors and two-storey underground parking will also be built within the project. The HOFT project combines historic architecture with modern solutions, exclusive finishing materials and natural elements. It will be a unique project, where elements of nature, art and design will play a leading role.

DISMANTLING OF THE EXISTING BOILERS AND THEIR PIPEWORK SYSTEM; INSTALLING OF BIOFUEL WATER HEATING BOILERS WITH A CAPACITY OF 2X4 MW AT HP “DAUGAVGRĪVA”

Address: 4 LĒPJU STREET, RIGA
Client: AS “RĪGAS SILTUMS”
General contractor: AS “LAFIPA”
Сonstruction period: 5 APRIL 2019 — MAY 2020
100% Complete

Two stages are planned within the construction process. The first – the dismantling of the existing boilers and their pipework system – was completed on 19 July 2019. This stage involved the demolishing works and utilisation of the hazardous waste (materials containing asbestos) at the heating plant “Daugavgrīva” owned by JSC “Rīgas Siltums”. The second construction stage – installing of biofuel water heating boilers with a capacity of 2X4 MW – was begun on 1 August 2019. Within it the renovation of the existing heating plant is planned, as well as the construction of the new woodchip warehouse and the construction of the external engineering networks.

CONSTRUCTION OF AN OFFICE BUILDING, AUXILIARY BUILDING AND BOILER HOUSE

Address: LEJUPES IELA 1C and LEJUPES IELA 3, RIGA
Client: INSTITUTE OF FOOD SAFETY, ANIMAL HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENT ‘BIOR’
General contractor: SIA VELVE
Сonstruction period: 29 JULY 2019 — JULY 2020
100% Complete

As part of the construction, it is planned to erect the new building, including the laboratory and connecting routes over an area of more than 1500 m2, and to demolish the old boiler house, constructing a new, more powerful one. A new technology never before used in Latvia will be the building’s facade coated with a composite-printed mesh. The utility lines will also be rearranged on the premises, with an additional sewer pumping station.

Liepāja Regional Hospital building reconstruction, with improvement and simplified renovation of the adjacent outdoor areas

Address: Slimnīcas iela 25, Liepāja
Client: SIA Liepājas reģionālā slimnīca
General contractor: SIA VELVE
Сonstruction period: June 2019 – June 2022
50% Complete

During the construction, the eastern wing of the building will be renovated and connected to the rest of the hospital, improving access to cardiology, oncology and paediatric care, and the quality of these services. The reconstruction will include a large amount of interior work, demolishing partition walls, rebuilding internal utilities and setting up rooms with modern equipment that is appropriate for healthcare. The project also includes improvements and greenery in the area outside the building, related to the reconstruction of the entrance unit into a pharmacy, and the cleaning of the construction site after the work is over.


The total area of Liepāja Regional Hospital is 54,804 m2, of which 22,314 m2 are to undergo renovation. The project will be carried out in two construction stages, such that the hospital can provide its services without interruptions. The first stage of the renovation is to be completed by the end of 2020, while the rest of the work will continue until June 2022.

RECONSTRUCTION OF THE LATVIAN ENVIRONMENT, GEOLOGY AND METEOROLOGY CENTRE BUILDING

RECONSTRUCTION OF THE LATVIAN ENVIRONMENT, GEOLOGY AND METEOROLOGY CENTRE BUILDING

Address: 165 MASKAVAS STREET, RIGA
Client: VSIA “LATVIJAS VIDES, ĢEOLOĢIJAS UN METEOROLOĢIJAS CENTRS”
General contractor: SIA VELVE
Сonstruction period: JUNE 2018 – APRIL 2020
Total area of the object: 7095.4 M2
100% Complete

Within the project VELVE carries out construction, design and author supervision. In the construction process the reconstruction of the facade, the reconstruction of the interior premises and the construction of the laboratory are planned. Currently the dismantling works are implemented within the project. Floors have been constructed on 4 storeys, as well as the replacement of windows and the construction of plasterboard has begun.

THREE INTERCONNECTED SOCIAL RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS WITH THE TERRITORIAL CENTRE, DAY CENTRE AND HEALTH CENTRE OF THE RIGA SOCIAL SERVICE AT 43 MEZROZĪSU STREET, RIGA

Address: 43 MEŽROZĪŠU STREET, RIGA
Client: SIA “RĪGAS PILSĒTBŪVNIEKS”
General contractor: Velve
Сonstruction period: DECEMBER 2016 – MARCH 2020
Total area of the object: 12 872 M2
100% Complete

Within the implementation of the construction design “Three interconnected social residential buildings with the Territorial Centre, Day Centre and Health Centre of Riga Social Services at 43 Mezrozīšu Street, Riga”, the construction of the new building complex has begun, where 218 apartments for various social groups will be constructed, of which ~70 apartments have been designed according to environmental accessibility requirements, as well as three public structural units – the Territorial Centre, Day Centre and Riga Health Centre of Riga Social Service, that will provide the residents of Bolderāja with social assistance and health care. The buildings at Mežrozīšu Street are constructed next to 4 rental residential buildings already owned by Riga City Council and constructed in 2014. There are 2 more social and one municipal rental building right there. The apartments will mostly have one room in the space of 18 to 20 square metres, because these are the most demanded. The total number of apartments – 218, of which: 149 are social apartments and 69 are service apartments. 69 service apartments or apartments for people with special needs of which: 45 are one-room service apartments, 21 two-room service apartments, 3 three-room service apartments. 149 are social apartments, of which 16 will be two-room apartments, the other (133) – one-room apartments. There will be a children’s playground in the courtyard of the building complex, as well as a recreation and relaxation area suitable for groups of residents of different ages. A garden will be facilitated for the health centre, and the courtyard will be enclosed from the rest of the site with a fence. Also, in the facilitation area, parking spaces will be constructed for 96 cars, including parking spaces according to environmental accessibility requirements. Currently works have been initiated, the foundations of the building have been laid and the concreting of the structures has been initiated, as well as the construction of external engineering communications will be begun in the near future.

RECONSTRUCTION OF RIGA STRADINS UNIVERSITY HITORICAL STABLE INTO A MUSEUM BUILDING

Address: 9 KRONVALDA BULVĀRIS, RIGA
Client: RIGA STRADINS UNIVERSITY
General contractor: SIA VELVE
Сonstruction period: JULY 2018 – JUNE 2020
Total area of the object: 671.2 M2
100% Complete

Within the works VELVE will carry out the reconstruction of the historic stable building, the entrance hall to the museum with a reception will be constructed, as well as an extension, spacious front yard, access driveways, a car park and bicycle parking area. The former stables are intended to be retained as the main volume, as well as it is planned to reconstruct the historic windows, walls, capitals. Within the reconstruction it is planned to dismantle all the internal load-bearing walls in order to create the largest possible museum space that will be connected to the new extensions. It is planned to expand the basement under the entire historical building, freeing up space for the storage and technical premises of the museum. To combine the new volumes with the detailed historical coverage, it is planned to produce aluminium-glass profile finishing that will also serve as outdoor blinds. Such solution has been used to achieve as transparent a visual design as possible, at the same time protecting the building from overheating and the museum exhibits from excessive natural light.

NEW LABORATORY BUILDINGS FOR RIGA CLASSICAL GYMNASIUM

Address: 38 PURVCIEMA STREET, RIGA
Client: RIGA CITY COUNCIL PROPERTY DEPARTMENT
General contractor: SIA VELVE
Сonstruction period: JULY 2018 - AUGUST 2020
100% Complete

The four-floor laboratory building of the Riga Classical Gymnasium with a total area of approximately 2,700 square metres will house ten laboratories and ancillary rooms used for chemistry, physics, biology, robotics and computer science lessons. Meanwhile the semi-basement floor will house a lecture hall and ancillary rooms for 160 persons. It will also be suited for non-school activities by being functionally separated from the other premises. The new building will also house a reading room, book storage, library, cloakroom, working rooms for teachers, various ancillary premises and bathrooms on all floors. All rooms and the lecture hall will feature the equipment needed for the teachers’ work.

RECONSTRUCTION OF RIGA ZOLITŪDE GYMNASIUM – NEW LABORATORY BUILDINGS

Address: 22 RUSES STREET, RIGA
Client: RIGA CITY COUNCIL PROPERTY DEPARTMENT
General contractor: SIA VELVE
Сonstruction period: 23 JULY 2019 — 26 AUGUST 2020
100% Complete

Construction area of four floors is 958 m2, and the total area is 3160 m2. The pouring of monolithic concrete structures and assembly of prefabricated reinforced concrete structures has now been completed. At the semi-basement level, there are plans for a lecture hall for 160 persons that may also be used for non-school activities by being functionally separated from the other premises with suitable bathroom facilities. This level also includes a cloakroom for the entire number of students of the new building and a library book storage. The first floor will contain two lecture halls (IT/robotics laboratories) with the possibility to join them into one. A library reading room, conference hall and teachers’ room with work and rest areas is also planned. The second and third floor will house four classrooms (physics, natural sciences, chemistry and biology laboratories) with the possibility to merge two of them. The main HVAC technical room serving floors from 1 to 3 will be located on the roof. All facilities are to be designed taking the convenience for children into account, including the selection of furniture and adaptation of various surfaces, such as window sills, for sitting.

Construction of water supply and sewerage networks and reconstruction of Rubenu and Akmenu streets in the Raubeni village of Cenas parish (I, II stage)

Address: Rubenu street, Akmenu street, Raubeni village, Cenas parish, Ozolnieki region
Client: Ozolnieki County Council
General contractor: SIA VELVE
Сonstruction period: 26 June 2017 – 25 October 2018
Total area of the object: 23 304m2
Contract sum: 1 687 911 EUR
100% Complete

Within the framework of the project, VELVE will carry out the construction of storm drainage, as well as water supply and sewerage systems. Street lighting will be arranged. The works on the preparation of the base and asphalting will also be performed. The project is separated in 2 stages:

• 1st stage (2017): 12 897 m2 road; water pipes 1405 m; sewerage 1369 m.

• 2nd stage (2018): 10 407 m2 road; water pipes 1197 m; sewerage 1055 m.

HYDROGEN FILLING STATION IN RIGA, AT VIENĪBAS GATVE

HYDROGEN FILLING STATION IN RIGA, AT VIENĪBAS GATVE

Address: VIENĪBAS GATVE 6 12, RIGA
Client: RP SIA RĪGAS SATIKSME
General contractor: PA HYDROGENIS – VELVE
Сonstruction period: 6 APRIL 2017–30 JUNE 2020
100% Complete

The design size of the site is 7578 m2, including a construction development area of 452.88 m2, as well as road and open areas amounting to a total of 1016 m2. SIA Velve, in conjunction with SIA Hydrogenis, carried out the following work: engineering, construction of the building structures and the hydrogen filling station, including the installation of 3 hydrogen generation modules, a water and air treatment module, a control room, a gas compressor module, and a cooling unit. Furthermore, the project involved the installation of hydrogen storage tanks, a station module coordinating the feed of hydrogen, and two filling units: one for cars, and the other, for heavy vehicles. A main hydrogen line was built to deliver hydrogen from the filling station to the filling units.

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