Crisply Nordic. Architect Erik Bryggman

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...

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With Yardstick, Plummet and Ink. Archival drawings from the National Heritage Board

The exhibition gives an overview of the vast collection of drawings held in the archives of the National Heritage Board that haven´t been publicly availa­ble until now. It displays original draw­ings from the 1940s–1980s that depict...

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

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...

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

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...

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

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,...

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Czech Modern Architecture – Bohuslav Fuchs

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...

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Devoted to Old Architecture. Fredi Tomps 90

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...

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Beauty in the Making. Drawings from the Museum Collection

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...

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To the New World: Estonian Architects in Toronto

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,...

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Exhibition of Competition Entries for the Architecture and Design Pavilion

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...

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Vana-Kalamaja street design competition

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...

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WASTELAND. Paco Ulman

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...

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Pärnu and Narva: two architectural competitions

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...

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