This year, the Concrete Day will be held on Wednesday, March 11, and many exciting things have been planned for this occasion. There will be several speakers with interesting presentations, also the winner of the "Concrete Building of the Year 2019" will be announced. The event will take place at the Estonian Academy of Security Sciences (Kase 61, Tallinn) at 13:00-19:00.
12:30 – Start of registration
13:00 – Opening of the Concrete Day
Host of the Concrete Day - Urmas Vaino, Eesti TV presenter
13:15 – 13:15 – Concrete in the Estonian history of restration
Maris Mändel, construction historian
13:55 – Concrete in the 21st century Estonia – Let's speak out!
Discussion round with an architect, a designer, a building material manufacturer, a builder
14:30 – Coffee break
15:15 – THE HIMMELB(L)AU EXPERIMENT.
Wolf D. Prix, COOP HIMMELB(L)AU, Viin/Los ANgeles
The presentation is in English.
16:45 – Summaries of the competition "Concrete Building of the Year 2019" and announcement of the
Aadu Kana, chairman of the jury of the competition “Concrete Building of the Year 2019”, honorary member of the Concrete Association of Estonia.
17:30 – Speech by the winner of the competition
17:40 – Buffet reception
19:00 – End of the event
Who is Wolf D. Prix?
Wolf D. Prix is the co-founder, design principal and CEO of the architecture firm COOP HIUMMELB (L) AU. He is also a permanent member of the European Academy of Sciences and Arts, as well as a member of the Austrian Senate for the Arts. Wolf D. Prix is considered one of the initiators of the deconstructivist architectural movement, and the international breakthrough of the architecture firm COOP HIUMMELB (L) AU took place after the 1988 exhibition "Deconstructivist Architecture" at the Museum of Modern Art in New York.
The firm's most well-known international projects include the Rooftop Remodeling Falkestraße attic conversion in Vienna, the multifunctional UFA Cinema Center in Dresden, the BMW Welt in Munich, the Akron Art Museum in Ohio, the Central Los Angeles Area High School #9 for the Visual and Performing Arts, the Busan Cinema Center in Korea and the Dalian International Conference Center in China and the House of Music in Aalborg, Denmark.
Their recent works include the Musee des Confluences in Lyon, France, the European Central Bank in Frankfurt, Germany, and the Museum of Contemporary Art and Planning (MOCAPE) in Shezhen, China.
Admission is by registration!
Please register by March 6, by sending an email to the address firstname.lastname@example.org.