Pro Kapital starts with the architectural competition of Tallinna Kalasadam area
November 1, 2016
The detail plan of the surroundings of Tallinna Kalasadam that had been under process for several years, was established by the Council of the City of Tallinn this year in June. According to the provisions of the detail plan AS Pro Kapital Eesti, the owner of the land plot of Kalaranna 1, announces the start of the open architectural competition in cooperation with the Tallinn City Planning Departement and Estonian Association of Architects with the purpose to find the best solution for the buildings and the architectural urban space. In addition to the architectural solution for the buildings the task of the competition shall be to shape the seaside area into a conteporary and high quality open space offering wide range of choice of usage. The vision of Pro Kapital is to form the land plot into a city-wide attraction where the public areas as beach promenade, city park, sand beach and fish market shall border with attractive buildings, offering alongside the sea views options for public usage as cafès, restaurants and greeneries. The detail plan foresees the development of up to 400 apartments, spacious beach promenade and wide range of public areas and services.
Paolo Michelozzi, CEO of Pro Kapital: „We are very glad to be finally in such point with this project. It has been a long journey but thanks to the efforts of many institutions, including the city of Tallinn, the development of this beautiful area can be started. I am eager to see the results of the competition, for creating a positive added value for Tallinn and its people“.
The deadline for the entries is 1st of February 2017 and the prize money amounts to 60 000 EUR. Further information about the task of the competition and partecipation can be found on the website of Estonian Association of Architects www.arhliit.ee and homepage of Pro Kapital www.prokapital.ee