Concrete Association of Estonia and Association of Construction Material Producers of Estonia have announced the „Concrete Building of the Year 2017“ competition. The aim of the contest is to contribute to the architectural concrete, concrete construction and concrete technology development, as well as to raise the reputation of concrete as a domestic building material.

„Concrete as the most widely used building material has perpetuated itself into the solid choice of the builder. This year has concrete been more widely used,” says the chairman of the Concrete Association of Estonia Tiit Roots. „This year, a number of important buildings will be established. We expect them to take part in our competition,” added Roots.

Conditions to enter the concrete building contest:
- Buildings – structures and constructions – that will be delivered to the owner during the year 2017;
- Buildings that have previously not been submitted to the competition.
- Also designs and proceedings can be submitted.

The winner of the contest is a proceeding or object that invests in the work of the entrepreneurs registered in Estonia and concrete material purveyed locally. Professional engineering and construction is also an important aspect of the selection process, also exactingness, quality and innovation of the contestant.

The grand prix goes to the author of the winning idea. The owner, engineer, constructor, supplier of formwork and concrete producer will be denoted.

The jury comprises of representatives of the Union of Estonian Architects, the Concrete Association of Estonia, the Estonian Association of Civil Engineers, the Estonian Association of Construction Entrepreneurs, the Estonian Association of Architectural and Consulting Engineering Companies, the Association of Construction Material Producers of Estonia, AS Kunda Nordic Tsement and constructional media. The jury is summoned by the promoter of the contest.

The deadline of submission is the 1st of December 2017.

The winner will be announced on the Estonian Concrete Day in March 2018.

Eesti Rahva Muuseum, winner of 2016. Photo: Estonian Concrete Association

Additional information:
Tiit Roots, Chairman of the Board of the Estonian Concrete Association
AS Peri project manager
Phone: 50 42 228; e-mail:

Source: Estonian Concrete Association