Evelina Ozola is a Latvian architect, urbanist, and writer. In the beginning of 2022, she took the position Riga City Chief Designer to update policies and create new tools for public space development and management.
In 2018, Evelina co-curated Together and Apart, the Latvian Pavilion at the 16th International Architecture Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia.
She has worked as an architect and urban designer at MADE arhitekti in Riga and SVESMI in Rotterdam, and is a co-founder of the tactical urbanism collective Fine Young Urbanists.
Next to design work, Evelina frequently contributes to online and printed press on issues concerning the built environment. In 2013, she founded FOLD, an online magazine for creative industries in Latvia.
Evelina’s academic work includes working as a lecturer, design studio tutor and leading workshops at RISEBA Faculty of Architecture and Design in Latvia, Umeå School of Architecture, and KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Sweden. From 2012 to 2016 she served as Programme Director of Riga Technical University International Summer School in Latvia.
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