The Tartu City Government and the Estonian Association of Architects have announced the international architecture competition for the Tartu Downtown Cultural Centre. The purpose of the single-stage architecture competition is to find the best architectural design for the building and outdoor space of the Tartu Downtown Cultural Centre.
Participants are invited to design a joint building for the Tartu Public Library, the Tartu Art Museum, an event centre and other spaces supporting it, as well as a biodiverse and varied park landscape and a human scale public space. The building must be suitable for the given location and milieu and create a whole with the urban space on the waterfront of the River Emajõgi.
Urmas Klaas, (...)