At Concrete Day taking place today, E-Betoonelement was awarded a special prize for the concrete elements used in the Toom-Kuninga apartment building. Another project also deserved a mention – special prize for builder for the joint academic and accommodation building of the Narva Study Centre of the Estonian Academy of Security Sciences and of the University of Tartu Narva College.
Special award: apartment building at Toom-Kuninga 15, Tallinn.
Concrete elements: E-Betoonelement OÜ.
Customer: Metro Capital OÜ
The jury’s comment: “For a bold and unique facade solution, where tastefully versatile concrete elements of the facade support the well-thought-out volumetric solution of the buildings.”
Chairman of the Jury Aadu Kana: “We recognize the responsible production of high-quality concrete elements with many imaginative variations. The extensive delivery of elements was carried out as a complex logistical operation, in cooperation with 8 factories from Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania.”
Constructor – Nordecon AS.
The jury’s comment: “For the construction of a functionally versatile and socially sensitive building, where concrete not only plays a supporting role but is also aesthetically and architecturally influential. The result is a robust and well-thought-out building that can establish itself in an existing urban environment. The importance of concrete is especially evident in load-bearing and technically demanding structures.”
Chairman of the Jury Aadu Kana: “High-quality concrete surfaces give the public spaces of the building a clear and uniform look and harmonize in style with the wooden constructions of the residential floors.”
The Estonian Concrete Building of the Year is Laaneotsa private house
The main prize, architecture – Joel Kopli (KUU Arhitektid).
Contractor award: private person
Constructor award: Mihkel Kannelmäe
Construction award: Mapri Ehitus OÜ
Concrete works award: Evocon Grupp OÜ
Concrete award: HC Betoon AS
Formworks award: Peri AS
The special award from the magazine Ehitaja was given to Sillamäe City Government as the contractor of the Sillamäe seafront promenade.
The special award from the Estonian Association of Civil Engineers was given to the designer of the Torn apartment building – Pikoprojekt OÜ.
Additional information: betoon.org