Tallinn University of Technology, Tallinn, Estonia
Akadeemia tee 15a, 7th floor
Thursday October 26th and Friday 27th 2023
Thursday 26th October
|Welcoming words: Jakob Brandtberg Knudsen. NBAA Rector, Dean, Architecture, Royal Danish Academy
Introduction of the venue and the hosting organisation: Prof. Kimmo Lylykangas Professor, head of Academy of Architecture and Urban Studies at TalTech
President, EAAE European Association for Architectural Education
Dean and Managing Director, ZHAW School of Architecture, Design and Civil Engineering
European Commission, Joint Research Centre, Head of the New European Bauhaus
European Commission, Directorate-General for Regional and Urban Policy, Policy assistant
Member of the Estonian parliament, urban strategist, editor-in-chief of Climate Neutral Construction Roadmap 2040
Professor of sustainable architecture, Tampere University, Director, Arch4Change project
Architect, Director of the Hybrid Pedagogy Lab at Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design in Jerusalem, Israel
|Gathering and a demo at Avalinn
Avalinn is a space equipped with immersive reality device designed to engage citizens in spatial planning processes in the City of Tallinn. Avalinn was created in collaboration between the City of Tallinn, the researchers of TalTech and Aalto University, FinEst Centre and the Stuttgart High Performance Computing Centre HLRS in the Green Twins project directed by prof Dembski. Avalinn was completed and opened in September 2023.
Walking tour to the dinner place
Friday 27th October
NBAA Memorandum of Understanding on ARCHITECTURAL RESEARCH ASSESSMENT
If time table allows:
Maarjamäe Memorial by architect A. Murdmaa and sculptor M. Varik
Victims of Communism Memorial by Kalle Vellevoog, Jaan Tiidemann, Tiiu Truus 2018
The excursion bus starts from the meeting venue (Akadeemia tee 15a) at 14pm.
The excursion will end at the Palace hotel where You can collect Your luggage at 17:30. After this, the excursion bus will first drive to the Tallinn airport where prof. Jaan Kuusemets will present the new plans for the airport extension and the NBAA participants who will take a plane can check in. From the airport, the excursion bus will continue to the Tallinn harbour and the D-terminal where You can catch the Tallink ferry to Helsinki at 19:30 (gate closes at 19:10).
Saturday 28th October
|Excursion to Tartu
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|Train to Tartu
|Villa Tammekann Alvar Aalto 1932
lunch with Jiri Tintera, the city architect of Tartu
|walking tour in the town centre
|Train to Tallinn
Vabaduse Väljak 3
STANDARD room: Single use €120 room/night; Double occupancy €130 room/night
SUPERIOR room: Single use €130 room/night; Double occupancy €140 room/night.
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A more economic option very close to Hotel Palace and the Freedom square.
Location and distances:
- Avalinn hub: 150 m.
- Vabaduse Väljak (Freedom square): 150 m.
- Old town: 200+ m.
- D-terminal: 2 km.
- Tallinn airport: 2 km (tram/taxi, see below).
- TalTech campus: 7.0 km (trolleybus/taxi, see below).
Tallinn card gives You an access to public transportation in Tallinn.
- From the city centre to TalTech campus – two options:
Trolley bus 3
Trolley bus 3 stops on the opposite side of the street of the Palace hotel. Trolley bus 3 takes You to the TalTech campus. Leave the bus on the second-last stop („Keemia“) and You will see the meeting venue (ICT building or Infotehnoloogia maja) on the opposite side of the street.
Install the Bolt app on Your mobile device and insert Your credit card information. Bolt provides mobility services, including a taxi service with decent pricing. You can order the taxi, follow it arriving in real-time on a map and communicate with the driver through the Bolt app. The price is confirmed when the ride is ordered.
Please inform us about Your dietary restrictions:
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