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Open Call: Design Competition for an International Museum of the Crimes of Communism in Tallinn, Estonia

  • 12:35 - 19 February, 2018
Open Call: Design Competition for an International Museum of the Crimes of Communism in Tallinn, Estonia
Open Call: Design Competition for an International Museum of the Crimes of Communism in Tallinn, Estonia, Patarei Naval Fortress, rights: Estonian Institute of Historical Memory
Patarei Naval Fortress, rights: Estonian Institute of Historical Memory

The Estonian Institute of Historical Memory has launched an international design competition to find the best designs for an international museum of the crimes of communism, which is to be established in Tallinn, the capital of Estonia. The objective of the design competition is to find a contemporary, attractive and visitor-friendly design for the museum’s architecture, exposition and interior design.

This museum is one of a kind in the world. The plan is to establish it on the shore of the Gulf of Finland right in Tallinn’s city centre in the Patarei complex, which is under cultural heritage protection.

The design competition opens on 1 February 2018 and the deadline for submitting competition entries is 24 March 2018 at 12 noon (EET). 40,000 euros are allocated for the competition’s awards.

The Patarei complex is one of Europe’s largest intact classicist style military installations. The museum is planned to an approximately 5,000 square meter area in the eastern part of the building, with authentic prison cells, an execution chamber, corridors, a prison lean with prisoners’ walkways and much more.

The exposition of the planned museum introduces the causes of and crimes committed by communist regimes on a multi-level basis: from a global scale, the focus moves to the events in Europe, and finally to a more detailed overview of local history under communist rule.

Detailed information for participants: https://redterrormuseum.com/en/participation/

  • Title

    Open Call: Design Competition for an International Museum of the Crimes of Communism in Tallinn, Estonia
  • Type

    Competition Announcement (Ideas)
  • Website

  • Organizers

  • Submission Deadline

    24/03/2018 12:00
  • Venue

    Patarei Naval Fortress (Patarei prison)
  • Price

    Free

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Cite: "Open Call: Design Competition for an International Museum of the Crimes of Communism in Tallinn, Estonia" 19 Feb 2018. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/889300/open-call-design-competition-for-an-international-museum-of-the-crimes-of-communism-in-tallinn-estonia/> ISSN 0719-8884