Top 20 Architect celebrities in Estonia
Here is the latest list of the world's top 20 Architect celebrities [Updated February 7, 2023].
Uno Prii was born
on February 28, 1924
in Tallinn, Estonia.
He became known for the sweeping curves on his apartment buildings in Toronto's Annex neighborhood.
Peep Janes was born
on December 26, 1936
in Rakvere, Estonia.
He helped design the Pirita Yachting Center in Tallinn in preparation for the 1980 Moscow Olympics.
Raivo Puusepp was born
on March 21, 1960
He designed the famous Solaris Center in Tallinn.
Madis Eek was born
on January 31, 1966
His most notable works included his office building on Tartu Road, the Kamikaze pub in Mustamae, and the bus station and market hall in Rakvere.
Margit Mutso was born
on February 11, 1966
Her best-known works included a bus station in Rakvere and an apartment building on Tatari Street.
Herbert Johanson was born
on September 10, 1884
He designed the Tallinn French School, which was completed in 1937.
Vilen Kunnapu was born
on June 30, 1948
He became a professor at the University of Tartu in 2006.
Robert Natus was born
on March 16, 1890
His City Hall in Tallinn, designed in an expressionist style, was his most famous architectural work. He worked with Estonian sculptor Jaan Koort on the lanterns and red clinker mosaique façade, which was soon copied throughout Tallinn.
Raine Karp was born
on July 23, 1939
His best-known buildings included the Tallinn City Hall and the National Library of Estonia.
Alar Kotli was born
on August 27, 1904
His most notable works included the Estonian Song Festival grounds and the main building at Tallinn University.
Andres Alver was born
on December 23, 1953
He became an editorial board member for the Estonian Architectural Review in the 1990s.
Edgar Johan Kuusik was born
on February 22, 1888
He designed gardens and furniture and worked as an interior designer as well as an architect.
Elmar Tampold was born
on August 3, 1920
He founded an academic program for Estonian studies in Toronto, Canada.
Erich Jacoby was born
on June 16, 1885
He designed a number of buildings in Tallinn that were influenced by the expressionism and art nouveau movements.
Ernst Gustav Kuhnert was born
on January 21, 1885
Baltic German architect and art historian who was most active during the 1920s and known for his small-scale dwellings. His work was often seen as an example of the heimat style, art nouveau, and functionalism. He formulated the general plans for garden cities Merivälja and Nõmme with Robert Natus.
He designed many of the buildings in the historical district of Tallinn, Estonia.
Jacques Rosenbaum was born
on July 1, 1878
His apartment building at Pikk 23/25 remains one of his most famous architectural works.
Olev Siinmaa was born
on November 12, 1881
His 1930 work on Roosikrantsi Street in Tallinn, the capital of Estonia, was his first attempt at functionalism.