Ķekava Municipality Hackathon “Idea Runway”

The association “Udensmalu svetskei” started in the hackathon with its vision for the development concept of the waterfront of Ķekava district and won the second place.

On August 6 and 7, 2021, the hackathon “Ideju Skrejceļš” was held in Ķekava region. It was an opportunity for the residents of Ķekava district to create new initiatives and ideas that would help make the district an attractive place to live, work, do business, develop and relax. It was intended that ideas with future potential will be directed for further development and will be included in the development action plan of Ķekava district. The association “Udensmalu svetskei” started in the hackathon with its vision for the development concept of the waterfront of Ķekava district and won the second place.

The second place prize – 2000 EUR was invested by the association to visualize the vision of the recreation area of the banks of the Ķekaviņa river in the city of Baldones together with the young landscape planners from the Latvian University of Agriculture.

The students were on a working visit, discussed with regional specialists and developed the attached visions under the guidance of their professors.