Jury feedback summary
The winning proposal was chosen for its simplicity and effectiveness. Colourful, ready-to-assemble blocks of concrete are amassed to satisfy the demands of the common bench, playground, bust stop and signage post. The repeating concrete unit promises a dynamic range of colour patterns and formal arrangements that embody the characteristics of local handicraft and architecture. The submission was considered by the jury to be most successful for its flexibility, for its potential to connect various community amenities and transform Karosta’s shared spaces into playgrounds for the young and old.