100 buildings – one hundred years. Estonian history in buildings. 1918-2017

19.10. – 02.12.2018

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Two Estonian construction-related associations – the Estonian Association of Construction Entrepreneurs and the Association of Construction Material Producers of Estonia – have joined forces to create an exhibition to celebrate Estonia’s 100th birthday and give an overview of our country’s road from birth to present. What has been constructed, why,...

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Luther and Isokon. A story of pioneering architecture and plywood furniture

31.08. – 30.09.2018

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This exhibition brings the Isokon Gallery in London to Tallinn. It celebrates a pioneering collaboration between Estonia and England, exploring the key role Luther, Venesta and plywood played in a radical experiment in urban living. The Isokon Gallery was created in 2014 to tell the remarkable story of the...

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According to local time. A century of the Estonian home in the city

14.06. – 07.10.2018

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Designing our homes, our personal space usually takes years and can be either a particular or a more random process. We almost don’t even notice the familiar things in our homes. Yet the layout of rooms, choice of furniture, colours and textiles are all part of our everyday culture,...

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Czech Modern Architecture – Bohuslav Fuchs

17.05. – 19.08.2018

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Architect Bohuslav Fuchs (1895–1972) is one of the most well-known Czech architects of the 20th century who played an important role in the city of Brno becoming a hub of Central European modernism. After studying at the Academy of Fine Arts in Prague, Fuchs’s life was connected to Brno...

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Devoted to Old Architecture. Fredi Tomps 90

26.04. – 13.05.2018

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Fredi-Armand Tomps, who celebrates his 90th birthday this year, is one of the most legendary protectors of Estonian heritage who, as a restoration architect, led the reconstruction of most of the largest monuments during the Soviet era. He was one of the founders of the Estonian Open Air Museum...

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Beauty in the Making. Drawings from the Museum Collection

13.04. – 02.09.2018

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The exhibition is dedicated to architectural drawing as one of the key skills of architects throughout history. Both known and unknown works are presented from the museum’s drawings collection. On display are familiar masterworks as well as recent additions and previously unexhibited works. Well-known Estonian architects reflect on the...

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To the New World: Estonian Architects in Toronto

07.04. – 27.05.2018

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The exhibition provides the first extensive overview of the work of Estonian architects active in Canada after World War II. Based on several years of research, and completed in cooperation with the Museum of Estonians Abroad, the exhibition mainly focuses on Estonian-born architects whose career and studies in Europe...

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Exhibition of Competition Entries for the Architecture and Design Pavilion

24.03. – 15.04.2018

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Organizers: Estonian Centre of Architecture NGO and katus.eu The aim of the competition was to find an internationally attractive architectural design solution for an event space and an office building for creative industries. The competition challenged participants to accentuate the usage of wood as a building material and to...

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Vana-Kalamaja street design competition

07.02. – 25.02.2018

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The aim of reconstructing Vana-Kalamaja Street is to shape the most important street of Kalamaja into an urban space that favours pedestrians and cyclists and unites the district. The architectural competition was organised by the Tallinn Urban Planning Department in cooperation with the Estonian Association of Architects, the area...

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WASTELAND. Paco Ulman

27.01. – 25.03.2018

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An empty park bench, overgrown pile of earth, random willow thicket. Mud, gravel, blades of grass. Ordinary chance and a chance ordinariness.  The intermittent passage of time. A moment and place to reflect, to be, to do nothing. Banal and also sublime. All this is characteristic of wasteland as...

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Pärnu and Narva: two architectural competitions

18.01. – 04.02.2018

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Vision competition for Pärnu beach area Organized by Pärnu City Government The aim of the design competition was to find the best architectural and functional solution for the Pärnu beach area and the urban space surrounding it, with the purpose of taking the result into account in preparing the...

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