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Apartment category: French project

French project is one of the apartment complex types built in Latvia, i.e a category of Latvian residential property. It has been built starting from 1984 and up until present times. In the capital city of Riga it is mostly found in the neighbourhoods of Pļavnieki, Purvciems and Dārzciems. It is typically built from monolithic reinforced concrete.

Residential complexes of this type typically have 16, 17 or 18 floors. The height of each floor is 2.5m. French project buildings usually have only regular balconies, but not recessed ones (i.e. loggias). As for additional infrastructure, they typically have an elevator and a garbage chute.

French project residential complexes have apartments consisting of 1, 2 or 3 rooms. Below you will find a general summary of total apartment areas depending on the number of rooms. Please note, that this is just an estimation based on typical standard layout, and each individual case may vary.

General apartment sizes for different number of rooms
Number of rooms123
Apartment area39m258m272m2

Advantages and disadvantages

While the advantages and disadvantages of each property is highly dependent on each person‘s point of view, there is also a number of more objective pros and cons that are determined by physical aspects of a real estate. Thus, for example, the quality of materials influences thermal insulation and soundproofing, the high quality of which are important for the majority of Latvian property owners.

The advantages of French project are:

The disadvantages of French project are:

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