It may have won Latvian Building of the Year after it was completed in 2011, but there were clearly fatal flaws in the roof of Riga's Maxima supermarket, which collapsed at the end of last month killing 54 people and injuring another 39.

As the fallout continues – Latvian Prime Minister Valdis Dombrovskis has already resigned over the incident – fingers have been pointed at the structural design of the building. Although authorities are still considering that the cause may also be related to initial building procedures or the construction of the supermarket’s…