Previous Research Projects

ADAPT-r

The ADAPT-r project is funded as part of the European Union’s 7th Framework Programme. The project is used to support practice-based research, organize international Practice Research Symposiums, exhibitions, seminars and much more. ADAPT-r puts ...

Involving the Client in the Design of Energy Efficient Buildings

Principal investigator: Renee Puusepp Research staff: Martin Melioranski; Taavi Lõoke (MA student); Kaiko Kivi (Mudel OÜ) Duration: 2016–2017 Financed by the State Real Estate Ltd. and the Estonian Academy of Arts

Mapping and Analysing Valuable 20th-Century Architecture (1870–1991) in Estonia

The 20th-century architectural heritage in Estonia is extremely diverse and it needs to be protected and recorded according to its typological diversity: starting from urban planning and landscaping to summer houses and micro ...

Inventory of 20th-Century Architecture

The vulnerability of the 20th-century architecture has been an undisguised problem since Estonia restored its independence. In 2007 the Ministry of Culture and the National Heritage Board initiated a programme “Mapping and analysing valuable ...

Synthetic Movement of Pedestrian Movement

This research follows the argument that pedestrian traffic in the city can be successfully simulated with agent-based computational models if pedestrians’ movement patterns are appropriately studied first. ...

Providing Spatial Guidance for the Development of Human Settlement

The Estonian Ministry of the Interior commissioned a study from EAA’s Faculty of Architecture for providing guidelines so that county plans can be used to shape settlement patterns. One of the functions of preparation of county plans is, in the ...

Patterns of Development in Contemporary Estonian Culture

The aims of the program are: (1) to prepare and present a grant application to European Research ...

Visualising the Nation: Institutional Critique of the Twentieth-Century Art and Architecture in Estonia

The general objective of the project is to study the dynamics of national identity in 20th century visual culture and built environment ...

Spatial Environment in Estonia as an Object of Art Historical Research

The aim of this research project is to analyse the spatial environment in the context of transformed methods of art history after the cultural turn, to focus on new interpretative possibilities of architecture and the built environment as well ...

Orthodox People in Estonia and Orthodox Churches in Estonian Landscape (18th–21st Century)

The main goal of the project is to conduct an inter-disciplinary study of the Orthodox people and Orthodox churches in Estonia since the 18th c. The study of the Orthodoxy in Estonia during the second part of the 20th c. and in the beginning of ...