Jānis Dripe

Architect Jānis Dripe, Latvia

Currently is working as an Expert at the Ministry of Culture on architecture and creative industries. He is a former City architect of Riga (2006 – 2011), Head of State Protocol (2002 – 2006), Ambassador of Latvia to the Kingdom of Sweden (1996 – 2001), Minister of Culture of Latvia (1993 – 1995) and President of Architects Association of Latvia (1993 – 1996).

Jānis Dripe is also an author of more than 300 articles on architecture and culture in Latvian and foreign newspapers and magazines. Author of the book „Architecture in Latvia 1991 – 2011” (Riga, 320 p., 2012)