Launching September 4th, the Tallinn Architecture Biennale: Recycling Socialism will be exploring the modernist and socialist architecture from the 1960s to the 1980s in a 5-day long main program. The core events of the program are the two-day Symposium, the Curators’ Exhibition, the Vision Competition Award Ceremony and the International Architecture Schools’ Exhibition. With such a diverse program, this event is expected to be one of the most outstanding events in the region. Events run until September 30th. More information after the break.
The highlights of the Biennale will be lectures by Pier Vittorio Aureli and raumlaborberlin, the opening of the Sprat-Tin Hall of the Estonian Ministry of Foreign Affairs to the public, 12 commissioned works on the topic by local and international architecture offices (including Dogma, raumlaborberlin, EXYZT, Dorte Mandrup, Salto and others), the public announcement and awarding of the winners of TAB Vision Competition (with Bjarke Ingelsas a jury member) and studio projects by world renowned architecture schools (including Oslo School of Architecture and Design, Singapore University of Technology and Design, Universität für angewandte Kunst Wien, Strelka Institute, RMIT School of Architecture and Design and many others).
TAB Lounge will host young architects and initiatives from the region, a pop-up bookshop will be selling literature on the topic, film screenings and parties will light up the nights and guided tours will uncover the local modernist architecture by day.
There is also a special price being offered until August 31st.
Curators: b210 (Aet Ader, Kadri Klementi, Karin Tõugu, Kaidi Õis)
Organizer: Estonian Centre of Architecture
For more information, please visit the official website here.