MALPILS – Wilhelm Bockslaff

The Baltic German architect, Wilhelm Ludvig Nicholas Bockslaff (12.10.1858–09.03.1945) was famous for his eclectic, art nouveau and functionalism style shape design buildings. In 1885, V.L.N. Bockslaff graduated from Riga Polytechnic School and started his career as an architect. He designed a lot of significant buildings in Latvia. In 1907, the architect started designing works for the Malpils Manor, which was burnt down in 1905; the work continued until 1911. The architect created the image of the building as it can be seen today. In honor of the 150 birthday of the architect, in October 12, 2008, at the garden of Malpils Manor, upon request by the Plauži family, a monument of V.Bockslaff, created by the sculptor Glebs Pantelejevs, was established.

Features

  • Coin Alloy Name: Alpaca 12
  • Coin Alloy Color: silver
  • Coin Diameter: 31
  • Coin Thickness: 2,25
  • Coin Edge: serrated, fine
  • City: MALPILS
  • Country: Latvia
  • Available: no
  • Location: MALPILS, Latvia