Landscape for New Okhta

Project Baltia magazine together with LSR. Real Estate – North-West organizes a competition for a concept of the landscape design and improvement of part of the bank of the River Okhta abutting the Novaya Okhta development, St.Petersburg. The competition is held within the frame of AlterSPb project in the Youth Educational Center of State Hermitage Museum.

Open international design competition for an architectural design of the historic and cultural complex in Kaliningrad

On behalf of the Kaliningrad Region Government and with assistance of the Kaliningrad City Administration, the Non-Profit Partnership ”Urban Planning Bureau ”Heart of the City” launches an open international architectural design competition for an architectural design of the Governmental historic and cultural complex on the grounds of the former order castle Königsberg in Kaliningrad (“Post-castle”, 4,5 ha).

TAB 2015 announces Vision Competition “Epicentre of Tallinn”

Tallinn Architecture Biennale has announced the vision competition “Epicentre of Tallinn” to find a design solution for intersections in the future, when only self-driving 
cars will drive on the city streets. The international one-stage architecture competition invites entries by the end of May.

The application for International competition for the urban development concept of the Moscow River’s adjacent territory is opened

The applications for participation in the international competition for the urban development concept of embankments and areas adjacent to the Moscow River have opened. Competition is organized by Project Institute of Master Plan of Moscow at the commission of Committee for Architecture of Moscow. The applications for participation on in the competition will be held to September 12

YARKYFEST Architecture Festival announced the results of the open international competition for the summer residential unit

The jury headed by renowned Finnish artist and architect Marco Casagrande summed up the results of an open international competition for the summer residential unit. The five best projects will be implemented on the territory of Yarky Hostel & Space in spring – summer 2015 within the frame of YARKYFEST Architecture Festival organized by Project Baltia magazine and Yarky Hostel & Space.

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Opening Week of the 5th Architecture Biennale will take place from September 11th – 15th, 2019 in multiple venues in the heart of Tallinn. Dedicated to the theme “Beauty Matters: The Resurgence of Beauty”, the international architecture festival, organised by the Estonian Centre for Architecture and curated by Dr. Yael Reisner, celebrates the aesthetic experience in architecture, after almost 80 years of cultural bias.

The only foreigner to take part in the series of architecture talks entitled ‘Genius loci’ (organized by Project Baltia and the ‘Novaya Gollandiya: cultural urbanization’ project) was the Finnish theoretician Juhani Pallasmaa. Russian readers know Pallasmaa from his book ‘The thinking hand. Existential and embodied wisdom in architecture’, which is now a bibliographical rarity. Here Marina Nikiforova talks to Finland’s principal architect-thinker.