Come Out and Play. Modern Kindergartens

14.06. – 25.08.2019

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Fairy tales, children’s drawings and sun – if any architect could draw inspiration from these, it would certainly be the designer of a kindergarten. Seen the other way, kindergarten architecture has also posed challenges for professionals, reflecting social changes and depending on the educational theories of its era. What...

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Geometry and Metaphysics. Mare Vint and Arne Maasik

07.06. – 25.08.2019

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Printmaker Mare Vint and architect-photographer Arne Maasik, younger by one generation, are both well-known Estonian artists. However, the exhibition in the Museum of Estonian Architecture is for the first time they are presenting their works together, a specific dialogue is created where Maasik’s works are in direct response to...

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Woodland Sweden

18.04. – 08.06.2019

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Timber has traditionally been an important construction material in Sweden – a little red wooden cottage is part of Swedish national heritage. Contemporary wooden architecture offers a wide selection of buildings, from small private houses to large-scale constructions. The exhibition presents a selection of best examples of recent Swedish...

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A Room of One’s Own. Feminist’s Questions to Architecture

26.01. – 19.05.2019

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A room and money of her own – these are two prerequisites for a woman’s self-fulfilment, so wrote Virginia Woolf almost 90 years ago. Despite this, Estonian architectural culture still seems to be completely unaware of the fact that space can also be a feminist issue. Yet feminism provides...

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Crisply Nordic. Architect Erik Bryggman

05.01. – 23.02.2019

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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 are considered some of the finest examples of this style in Finland. In...

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