The contest Estonian Concrete Building of the Year 2023 begins
The Estonian Concrete Association and the Association of Construction Material Producers of Estonia have announced the Estonian Concrete Building of the Year 2023 contest. The aim of the contest is to raise the reputation of concrete as a domestic building material and to contribute to the development of concrete architecture, concrete technology and concrete construction.
“Concrete, as the most widely used building material, is indispensable in the creation of the widest variety of buildings and structures, allowing architects, designers and builders to take advantage of the material's most diverse properties,“ said Imre Leetma, the Chairman of the Estonian Concrete Association. “This kind of versatile use of concrete is what we also hope to see in the upcoming contest,“ Leetma added.
The contest is open to entries including:
The winner of the contest is the object or proceeding where a significant part has been on an enterprise registered in Estonia and on concrete materials delivered from Estonia. In selecting the winner, the professionalism of engineering and construction are taken into account, as well as the exactingness, quality, and innovation of the object.
The Grand Prix of the contest goes to the author of the winning idea. The contractor, engineer, constructor, formwork supplier, and concrete supplier will be recognized as well.
The jury is composed of representatives of the Estonian Association of Architects, the Estonian Concrete Association, 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, Heidelberg Materials Kunda and construction journalism. The jury is summoned by the promoter of the contest.
The deadline of submission December 8th, 2023.
Võitja kuulutatakse välja üleriigilisel Betoonipäeval 2024. aasta märtsis.
The Concrete Building of the Year contest is the oldest construction competition in Estonia, held annually since 2000, for the 24th time this year.
The Concrete Building of the Year 2022 was Järve Towers. The winner of the Grand Prix, for architecture – Arhitekt Martin Aunin: Martin Aunin, Marti Kahu, Margid Saar, Martin Melioranski.
Additional awards: contractor – TTP AS; construction – E-Betoonelement OÜ, Inseneribüroo Pike OÜ; general contractor – TTP AS; приз конструктора: E-Betoonelement OÜ, Inseneribüroo Pike OÜ; general contractor – TTP AS; concrete elements – E-Betoonelement OÜ; concrete works – PR Betoon OÜ, E-Betoonelement OÜ, Maru Betoonitööd OÜ; concrete – Rudus AS; formworks – Peri AS.
Imre Leetma, Chairman of the Estonian Concrete Association,
+372 505 4447; e-mail:
Toomas Vainola, Managing Director of Estonian Concrete Association
Phone: +372 648 1918; +372 50 366 50; e-mail:
Marina Vaganova, Executive Director of the Association of Construction Material Producers of Estonia,
Phone: +372 648 1918; +372 52 25 110; e-mail: