New Building News

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The public artwork competition for the Estonian Academy of Arts new academic building received a total of 19 entries by the deadline of 8 January with all the entries qualifying. On 12 January, a selection committee convened, which included Mart Kalm, Head of the Jury; Vano Allsalu, representative of the Estonian Artists' Association; Indrek Köster, representative of the Estonian Artists' ...
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On 3 January 2017, the Estonian Academy of Arts and OÜ Astlanda Ehitus signed a contract for performing renovation and construction work on the university’s future location in the Rauaniidi building, situated on the boundary of Kalamaja and the Old Town in Tallinn, at the address Kotzebue 1/Põhja pst 7. Astlanda Ehitus OÜ (registry code 11366804) won the procurement. Seven tenders were ...
The Council of the Estonian Academy of Arts has approved a new development plan for 2016-2020, which articulates the university’s mission, vision and the most important strategic objectives for the next five years. For the first time, the development plan also lists the Academy’s core values. The new development plan emphasizes the striving of the Estonian Academy of Arts to advance ...
At a 15 December 2015 sitting of Parliament where Prime Minister Taavi Rõivas gave an overview of the situation facing R&D activity and the government’s policy in that field, Rõivas reaffirmed that the government had the political will to complete the Rauaniidi building project as the new home of the Estonian Academy of Arts.Rõivas expressed that position in response to a question from a ...
On 25 August 2014 at the Centre of Architecture’s Architecture Hub in Tallinn, in cooperation with the Estonian Academy of Arts, State Real Estate Ltd (Riigi Kinnisvara AS) announced the originators of the winning concept in the architecture competition held for the new Estonian Academy of Arts building. The Estonian Academy of Arts, which turns 100 this year, will mark its centennial while ...
The coalition agreement signed today, 20 March 2014, by the Reform Party and the Social Democratic Party contains a pledge to continue the preparations for constructing the new Estonian Academy of Arts building.The Estonian Academy of Arts and State Real Estate Ltd entered into a cooperation agreement on 18 September 2013 with regard to performing the necessary preliminary activities for ...
The Estonian Academy of Arts and State Real Estate Ltd signed a cooperation agreement today, 18 September 2013 setting forth the responsibilities of the parties for acquiring an historical factory building at Kotzebue 1/Põhja pst 7 with the goal of establishing a modern school of architecture, design and art there. Studies can begin in the new location in 2016.According to Estonian Academy of ...

Solveig Jahnke

Solveig Jahnke. Foto: Mark Raidpere 2016

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