Estonia Launches Competition for the Rail Baltic Pärnu Passenger Terminal

Estonia Launches Competition for the Rail Baltic Pärnu Passenger Terminal

The Pärnu Municipal Government (in West-Estonia) announces an open architectural competition for the Rail Baltic Pärnu passenger terminal.

The aim of the architectural competition is to find the best comprehensive spatial solution for Pärnu’s Rail Baltic passenger terminal and its immediate surroundings. The hope is to commission the construction design project for the terminal and its immediate surroundings from the winner of the competition, and the intention is to also include the winner in drawing up the detailed master plan for the area.

All individuals or groups where one co-author and representative of the design team has a certificate of professional qualification as an authorized architect can participate in the idea competition.

The competition materials have been translated into English, although the competition project has to be submitted in Estonian. The Regulations and competition task are downloadable here.

The deadline for submissions of idea designs to the idea competition is 15:00 hours on 8 December 2014.

The idea competition package must be brought to the Pärnu Municipal Government information desk or posted to the address Suur-Sepa 16, 80098 Pärnu. In the event that the package is delivered by post or courier, the participant must ensure that the idea competition package is delivered by 15:00 hours on 8 December 2014 at the latest. Documents submitted after the deadline will not be accepted and will be returned to the entrant.

Questions concerning the idea competition may be submitted to the address until 24 November 2014.

The members of the jury are:
Chairman of the jury: Romek Kosenkranius – Pärnu Municipal Government, Deputy Mayor

Jury members:

  •          Rainer Mahlamäki, Arkkitehtitoimisto Lahdelma & Mahlamäki Oy, Finland, architect
  •          Karri Tiigisoon, Pärnu Municipal Government, Municipal Architect
  •          Veronika Valk, Union of Estonian Architects, architect
  •          Raivo Puusepp, Union of Estonian Architects, architect
  •          Miiko Peris, Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications, Rail Baltic’s Estonian Project Manager

Deputy member: Andres Levald, Union of Estonian Architects, architect

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Cite: Katie Watkins. "Estonia Launches Competition for the Rail Baltic Pärnu Passenger Terminal " 20 Oct 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884

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