Siim Tuksam: Space and Digital Reality

The top-level conference held at the Estonian Academy of Arts during the Tallinn Architecture Biennale dealt with the effect of digitality on architecture, production processes and society.

Marianne Jõgi. These walls, they talk

The objective of the subjective preference theory founded by the Japanese acoustician Yoichi Ando is to examine the emergence of a satisfying aural experience in a space that supports learning and creative processes.

Ross Exo Adams. Algorithmic Law and Infrastructural Bodies

Eristuse ähmastumine kehade, looduse ja infrastruktuuri vahel paljastab „võimu ruumis”, mis ei ole rajatud reeglitele, vaid eeldusele, et kõik teadmiste vormid ning toimimisviisid on tuletatavad andmehulkades leiduvatest mustritest ja korrapärast.

Elo Kiivet. The Sea Subjected to Infrastructure: Asphalt vs Vision

In 2007, the city council again approved the concept “Opening Tallinn to the Sea” with one of its aims including a populated urban space. The simultaneous activities – seaside arterial roads and the wire fences obstructing the sea views and the use of the coast, however, were entirely contrary

Karl-Eerik Unt. Not to Make a Concrete Ruler

Material use which takes advantage of its specific properties lessens the chance of later unwanted changes in the original architectural design and guides the user experience. What stops architecture from taking the helm in material innovation?

How to Reach Novelty? Discussion with Rachel Armstrong, Manja van de Worp and Jelle Feringa

There is an ongoing discussion how to reach novelty in architecture with computation-driven tools, combining material knowledge with fabrication possibilities. In an attempt to seek for the new spatial qualities emerging and deepening the collaboration between the stakeholders of construction, we discuss it with experimental architect Rachel Armstrong, fiery engineer Manja van de Worp and innovating fabricator Jelle Feringa.