The laureates of the annual awards were announced by the Architecture Endowment, the Estonian Association of Architects, the Estonian Association of Interior Architects and the Estonian Association of Landscape Architects, concluding the year of architecture. In addition, future stars of the field, the students, were acknowledged and for the first time annual awards for architecture publication were awarded by the architecture magazine Maja and cultural newspaper Sirp.
The jury of the Architecture Endowment comprised of: interior architect Pille Lausmäe, architects Emil Urbel and Peeter Pere, landscape architect Anna-Liisa Unt, product designer and professor at the Estonian Academy of Art Merike Rehepapp, art historian Andres Kurg, urbanist Teele Pehk.
The Maarjamäe Memorial to the Victims of Communism:
project: 2016 – 2017
area: 3,8 ha
architecture and landscape architecture:
authors: Kalle Vellevoog, Jaan Tiidemann (Ninja Stuudio), Tiiu Truus (Stuudio Truus)
team: Martin Prommik, Kersti Nigols, Liis Voksepp, Annika Liivo, Marianna Zvereva
sculpture: Kirke Kangro
landscaping: Lidia Zarudnaya
graphic design: Martin Pedanik
engineering: Estkonsult, Contactus
technical solution for the memorial of the officers: Margus Triibmann
photo: Renee Altrov