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Zaha Hadid Architects working with Esplan have been have been awarded first place in the design competition for the new Ülemiste Terminal of the Rail Baltic railway in Tallinn.
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Viru Keskus Architecture Competition, Tallinn – Estonian Association of Interior Architects contest for interior design concept of shopping centre: each participant elected gets 5000€.
Arvo Pärt Centre, Laulasmaa, Estonia, building design by Nieto Sobejano Arquitectos, Madrid, is one of the 40 shortlisted works for the EU Mies Award 2019.
In the middle of one the largest national parks in Estonia, Soomaa (literally meaning ‘swamp land’ in Estonian) a new attraction awaits visitors – a floating wilderness sauna built by students during an international summer school.
Tallinn is one of the fastest growing ports in Europe, meeting an increasing demand for its services due to its success as a growing hub for cruise ship and ferry passengers as well as cargo. Zaha Hadid Architects wins the Masterplan 2030 competition for the Old City Harbour in the port.
Tallinn Architecture Biennale 2017 news – Digital Building Blocks (Gilles Retsin Architecture) timber installation is ready to be installed in front of the Museum of Estonian Architecture. Installation Exhibition is curated by Sille Pihlak and Siim Tuksam /PART/.
Design: Tetsuo Kondo Architects
Delightful swept route through the trees in Estonia: “In the elegant woods of Kadriorg, we added a path. A path which relies on the forest as it flutters through the woods with over 300 years of age.”
More photos – a group of students from architecture, design and art universities spent 10 days in a summer workshop. They built 3 floating structures: a shelter, a fireplace and a sauna as a response to the changing environment of the area.
New Rail Baltic Parnu passenger terminal is located next to Parnu River, in the south part of Parnu town. The current site is considered to become a transportation hub for all public transports in the near future.
Health Care College, Tartu, Estonia – design by KavaKava – Tartu education building, Estonia health care development, Estonian architecture.
The proposal was born from identifying a continuous flow of undulating movement throughout the site. This movement, which ultimately defines the primary circulation artery, also create trapezoidal areas that are similar -yet different- to each other.
The ‘heart’ of the sauna, hot room (also known as vapour bath or steam room), might also stand apart from the dwelling. The current hot room takes this to the extreme: from the inside, a maximum view of the sea, and from the outside, a minimal visual impact.