An entry by the firm of architects DAGOpen OÜ, a competition project titled "City Break" has won the architectural competition for the new development of the Kaubamaja quarter - the registered immovables of Gonsiori tn. 2/Rävala pst. 6. The authors of the competition project are Jaan Kuusemets, Erko Luhaaru, Anne Vingisar, Jose De la Peña Gómez Millán, Jose A Pavón Gonzalez and Myriam Rego Gómez from architectural firms DAGOpen OÜ and BAKPAK ARCHITECTS S.L.P.
On Monday, Port of Tallinn announced a design contest for the Old City Harbour development Master Plan in order to find a long-term comprehensive solution that will become the basis for real estate developments in the harbour area and the connection of the urban and public space with the harbour’s functions.
On April 17-18, Tallinn will host the main assembly of the Architects' Council of Europe that is also celebrating its 25th anniversary. The jubilee will be attended by Europe’s best architects as well as the presidents of architects’ federations from US, UK and UIA. A festive gala ACE-25 will be held in Tallinn Seaplane Harbour on Friday evening.
Today, on 20 June, President of Estonia Toomas Hendrik Ilves announced the winners of the contest for the architectural design of the Arvo Pärt Centre building at the Museum of Estonian Architecture in Tallinn. In the unanimous assessment of the jury,the first prize was merited by the contest entry titled “Tabula” by Fuensanta Nieto and Enrique Sobejano from Nieto Sobejano Arquitectos, S.L.P.(Spain).The first prize is 10 000 euros.
The Board of Directors of laBiennale di Venezia, chaired by Paolo Baratta, met today in the headquarters of Cà Giustinian and, after thanking and expressing its gratitude to David Chipperfield for the excellent results of the 13th International Architecture Exhibition, appointed Rem Koolhaas Director of the Architecture Sector, with the specific responsibility of curating the 14th International Architecture Exhibition to be held in 2014.
On 9 March 2012, in Paris, Albert Dubler, President of the International Union of Architects (UIA) and Désirée Martinez Uriarte, President of the International Federation of Landscape Architects (IFLA) renewed and reinforced the memorandum of understanding between UIA and IFLA, signed in 2006.
First of all I shall say we have succeeded to mark us in the Congress, where congregated 10,000 architects, engineers, researchers and students. All efforts including ours gathered under the main theme of the Congress “DESIGN 2050” provided the participants with opportunities to discuss the future architecture and cities through the various aspects