Mäekalda Private Residence

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Architects

Indrek Allmann
Architectural Design Office PLUSS

Location

Mäekalda 13, Tallinn, Estonia

Size

399,7 m2

Status

Completed 2014

Photos

Kert Saarma

Typology

Residential

Tags

Residential, Contemporary arhcitecture, Kadriorg, Tallinn, Wooden construction

The new semi-detached house added to the row of historical wooden lace villas in Mäekalda Street tries to compete with them in vanity or simply to surprise the passers-by. The facade, covered by two types of copper sheet and burnt larch boarding, clearly expresses the ambition for exclusivity. This is supported by the prestige of the location – there are several museums, the President’s Office, and Kadriorg palace and park nearby. With its gable roof, the villa “raised into the air” merges with the row of historical villas, but the exclusive and extraordinary facade makes it impossible not to notice the building. Kadriorg has always been always the cradle of the prosperous class and wealthy architecture.