TALLINN, ESTONIA 🇪🇪 ARCHITECTURE: LATE-SOVIET STYLE

3july22

HELSINKI, FINLAND 🇫🇮: ROCK CHURCH

Temppeliaukio Church – Lutheran church designed by architects and brothers Timo and Tuomo Suomalainen and opened in 1969. Built directly into solid rock, it is also known as the Church of the Rock and Rock Church.

28june22

TALLINN, ESTONIA 🇪🇪: BUILDINGS & BIKES

the legendary ‘Standard’ Building at Kopli 25.
This former furniture factory is a beautifully preserved example of the ‘concrete rectangle’ Soviet-era style.
Kopli, Tallinn, Estonia 🇪🇪

3apr22 Tallinn, Estonia 🇪🇪

TALLINN, ESTONIA 🇪🇪: OLD & NEW

Georg Stude Villa
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Poska 53. a cultural monument. This house was completed in the late 1880s according to the project of the well-known bakery market, Georg Stude.
𝘌𝘴𝘵𝘰𝘯𝘪𝘢’𝘴 𝘭𝘢𝘳𝘨𝘦𝘴𝘵 𝘮𝘰𝘥𝘦𝘳𝘯 𝘴𝘢𝘤𝘳𝘢𝘭 𝘣𝘶𝘪𝘭𝘥𝘪𝘯𝘨. 𝘥𝘦𝘴𝘪𝘨𝘯𝘦𝘥 𝘣𝘺 𝘝𝘪𝘭𝘦𝘯 𝘒ü𝘯𝘯𝘢𝘱𝘶 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘈𝘪𝘯 𝘗𝘢𝘥𝘳𝘪𝘬.
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𝘛𝘢𝘭𝘭𝘪𝘯𝘯, 𝘌𝘴𝘵𝘰𝘯𝘪𝘢 🇪🇪
55 Narva Mnt
Est. 1928

1apr22 Tallinn, Estonia 🇪🇪

TALLINN, ESTONIA 🇪🇪: GOTHIC MERCHANT HOUSE

a Gothic merchant house from the second half of the 15th century at Pikk tänav 55 in Tallinn.

Estonia 🇪🇪 2apr22

TALLINN, ESTONIA 🇪🇪: OLD & BEAUTIFUL

first mentioned in 1414. a merchant’s house built with an adjoining gatehouse. Pikk 51.
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Tallinn, Estonia 🇪🇪
2apr22
Est. 2nd half of the 15th century
Pikk 53/55
apparently very well-preserved, not many changes since it’s inception
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Old Town
Tallinn, Estonia 🇪🇪

TALLINN, ESTONIA 🇪🇪: THE LITTLE RED HOUSE…

This house was the headquarters of the famous Estonian literary group Siuru, which was active in the last century. August Gailit, Artur Adson, Marie Under, Johannes Semper, Friedebert Tuglas, Henrik Visnapuu are probably the best known members.
34 Pikk St
Old Town
Tallinn, Estonia 🇪🇪
2apr22
Building Pikk 17 was built in 1407–1417 as the building of the Tallinn Great Guild.
Old Town
Tallinn, Estonia 🇪🇪
On the corner of Pikk 45 Vaimu Street. Dates back to the 14th century, a two-storey medieval residential building with a high pitched roof and a small courtyard. The building is first mentioned in 1380.
Old Town
Design Shop Oma Asi.
“The Little Red House”
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The works of over 60 Estonian designers can be found in the smallest house in Tallinn Old Town, built in 1656.
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TALLINN, ESTONIA 🇪🇪: TALLINNA LINNAHALL

Tallinna Linnahall
One of the best examples of Estonian Soviet-era architecture
built 1980 to be a ⛵️ regatta venue for the Moscow Olympics
Fell into disrepair and closed in 2009.
Overlooks the bay / Gulf of Finland 🇫🇮
has the only public 🚁 helipad in Estonia 🇪🇪
Tallinn
1apr22

RIGA, LATVIA 🇱🇻: ARCHITECTURE

The Latvian Academy of Sciences (Latvian: Latvijas Zinātņu akadēmija) is the official science academy of Latvia and is an association of the country’s foremost scientists Built between 1951-61

25dec21 Riga, Latvia 🇱🇻

RIGA, LATVIA 🇱🇻: MAZĀ GILDE

The Small Guild (Latvian: Mazā ģilde). 3/5 Amatu Street. Erected in the years 1864—66 in Neo-Gothic style.
Riga, Latvia 🇱🇻
23dec21