Kalamaja is one of wooden suburbs encircling the old town of Tallinn. In the last decade, the once rundown, poor, woodenhouse district has been transformed into one of the most desired dwelling areas. People relocate here in search of bohemian charm, romance and greenery.
The house was built on top of the limestone walls of an old single storey factory building. One wing of the existing building was taken down and two storeys were added to the second wing running along Noole street. Apartments under the gabled roof have two levels. The long and monotonous build of the house was broken by cut-in and overhanging balconies and terraces to give it more subtle and intriguing look.