The winner of the Concrete Building of the Year 2014 is announced on the Concrete Day taking place on 11 March. The event takes place at the environmental education centre of the Tallinn Zoo, at Ehitajate Street 150, from 13.00 to 17.00.
- 12.30 – Registration
- 13.00 – Introductory words by Kalle Suitslepp, Chairman of the Concrete Association of Estonia
- 13.10 – Surroundings Rok Oman, from Slovenian architectural bureau OFIS. Rok Oman’s presentation in English will be translated into Estonian.
- 14.45 – Break
- 15.00 – Introducing the nominees and announcing the winner of the Concrete Building of the Year 2014. Aadu Kana, chairman of the competition jury
Avatud on fotonäitused konkursi „Aasta betoonehitis 2014” nominentidest ja eelmiste aastate (2000–2013) võidutöödest.
Entrance only with pre-registration.
More about the guest speaker:
Rok Oman (born 1970) studied architecture at the University of Ljubljana School of Architecture (completed in 1998), as well as in Architectural Association School of Architecture in London (2000).
In 1996, he founded the OFIS Architect with Špela Videčnik www.ofis-a.si, which he will continue work so far. Rok Oman currently teaches architecture at Harvard University in Boston, USA.
Rok Oman and Špela Videčnik have made a name for themselves as creators of unique apartment buildings (social houses) (650 apartments - Ljubljana, Slovenia - 2006;
OfISIS's most prominent projects include football stadiums (Borisov, Belarus - 2013, Maribor, Slovenia - 2008).
OFIS osales ka Arvo Pärdi Keskuse hoone arhitektuurivõistlusel, nende projekti „Meie aed“ (Our Garden) tõstis žürii eraldi esile originaalse idee ja julguse eest mõelda väljapool määratud piire.