Publications

2009
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The Museum of Estonian Architecture, which is located in the monumental Rotermann Salt Storage building, is a centre for the collection, research, and acquainting of Estonian architecture.

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Author: Karin Hallas-Murula
Designer: Liina Siib
Copy-editor: Aili Künstler
Tallinn, 2008

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The publication acquaints the story of the erection and destruction of the mausoleum and monument to the Estonian War of Independence in the Tallinn Military Cemetery, which were designed by architect Edgar Johan Kuusik.

Under scrutiny are…

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Compiled by: Andres Kurg, Mari Laanemets
Texts: Andres Kurg, Mari Laanemets, Georg Schöllhammer, Juhani Pallasmaa
Copy-editors: Dalia Aas, Justin Ions, Karin Hallas-Murula,
Rachel Stevenson, Triin Tael
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Tallinn, 2008

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The “New Architecture Exhibition Programme” written in 1972 declares: “A new architectural exhibition will be held in Tallinn. The exhibition’s slogan…

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Compiled by: Mait Väljas
Editor: Karin Hallas-Murula
Designer: Tiit Jürna
Copy-editor: Merle Valkonen
English summary, captions and architect’s CV
Tallinn, 2007

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Professor Lapin is known more as an artist, but he is nevertheless an architect by education, and as a result, his participation in Estonian architecture over the last few decades has been…

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Editor: Karin Hallas-Murula
Designer: Irina Tammis
Copy-editor: Silvi Sündema
Tallinn, 2007

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The book summarises Dmitri Bruns’ long-time work as Tallinn Chief Architect over the years 1960–1980. Belonging to this period were the establishment of a protection zone in Tallinn’s Old Town in 1966, the completion of Tallinn’s general design plan (1968),…

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Author: Karen Jagodin
Designer: Tiit Jürna
English summary
Tallinn, 2007

Price: 3 €

This Museum of Estonian Architecture catalogue gives an expansive overview of the works of former crowning designers Väino Tamm and Vello Asi. Tamm and Asi have given a face to many legendary interiors: ranging from the Black-Ceilinged Hall in the Writer’s…

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Compiled by: Karin Hallas-Murula
Designer: Tiit Jürna
English summary
Tallinn, 2007

Out of print

The large-format catalogue published by the Museum of Estonian Architecture provides a portrait of architecture in Estonia during the 1960s. The Song Stage and Flower Pavilion, Writer’s House and Pegasus Café, the TV House, Compilers’ House, Estonian Academy of Sciences…

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Compiled by: Mihkel Karu
Designer: Tiit Jürna
Tallinn, 2007

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Nikolai Kusmin was one of the most significant figures in Estonian architectural history: buildings that he designed markedly formed the appearance of Tartu before World War II, especially the Tamme and Tähtvere districts, and among his other works can be found…

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Compiled by: K. Jagodin
Designer: I. Sakk
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Tallinn, 2007

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Compiled by: Anne Lass
Designer: Irina Tammis
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Tallinn, 2006

Out of print

The memoirs of Erika Nõva (1905–1987), titled “My Work and Life”, were published by the Museum of Estonian Architecture. In it, Erika Nõva recalls her years studying at the Tallinn Technical University, from which she graduated as Estonia’s first female…

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