TAB 2019 Curatorial Exhibition “Beauty Matters”

12.09. – 17.11.2019

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In celebrating beauty in architecture, after some eight decades of denigration, Beauty Matters aims to elevate the status of beauty and its role in exploring new aesthetics through the lens of habitation. Architecture, like poetry or music, has the power to speak both to individuals and to society, nurturing and preserving their differences...

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Building Parts

14.09. – 17.11.2019

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Building Parts. Investigations on material based modularity in 20th century Estonian housing Workshop 10. –13.09. Estonian Academy of Arts Exhibition 14.09.–17.11. Museum of Estonian Architecture Opening 13.09. Museum of Estonian Architecture, Ahtri 2, Tallinn Curators: Sille Pihlak, Siim Tuksam Tutors: Manuel Jumenez Garcia, Andreas Köerner, Viki Sandor, Damjan Minovski...

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Come Out and Play. Modern Kindergartens

14.06. – 25.08.2019

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Fairy tales, children’s drawings and sun – if any architect could draw inspiration from these, it would certainly be the designer of a kindergarten. Seen the other way, kindergarten architecture has also posed challenges for professionals, reflecting social changes and depending on the educational theories of its era. What...

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Geometry and Metaphysics. Mare Vint and Arne Maasik

07.06. – 25.08.2019

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Printmaker Mare Vint and architect-photographer Arne Maasik, younger by one generation, are both well-known Estonian artists. However, the exhibition in the Museum of Estonian Architecture is for the first time they are presenting their works together, a specific dialogue is created where Maasik’s works are in direct response to...

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Woodland Sweden

18.04. – 08.06.2019

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Timber has traditionally been an important construction material in Sweden – a little red wooden cottage is part of Swedish national heritage. Contemporary wooden architecture offers a wide selection of buildings, from small private houses to large-scale constructions. The exhibition presents a selection of best examples of recent Swedish...

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A Room of One’s Own. Feminist’s Questions to Architecture

26.01. – 19.05.2019

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A room and money of her own – these are two prerequisites for a woman’s self-fulfilment, so wrote Virginia Woolf almost 90 years ago. Despite this, Estonian architectural culture still seems to be completely unaware of the fact that space can also be a feminist issue. Yet feminism provides...

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Crisply Nordic. Architect Erik Bryggman

05.01. – 23.02.2019

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Erik Bryggman (1891–1955) is one of the most important Finnish architects of the 20th century. At the beginning of his career he designed a number of residential buildings in Turku in the Nordic Classicism style, which are considered some of the finest examples of this style in Finland. In...

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