Knauf Firewin

Arvo Pärt Centre

Estonia, Laulasmaa, Lääne-Harju vald, Harjumaa
Building type
Public building

Architects
Enrique Sobejano and Fuensanta Nieto

Photo
Tõnu Tunnel



The architecture of the Arvo Pärt Centre is based on a pattern of pentagonal courtyards, the interior is fluid and perceivable as a single space. The building accommodates a library, a 150-seat chamber hall, an exhibition area, a video hall and classrooms.

The concrete building gets its appearance from large glass surfaces, a wooden facade framed with steel pillars, and a galvanized iron roof. The interior finishing is dominated by parquetry and timber details in oak. The area of the building is 2,385 m2.

The architects of the Arvo Pärt Centre are Fuensanta Nieto and Enrique Sobejano (bureau Nieto Sobejano Arquitectos), and the construction project was completed in cooperation with the architecture bureau Luhse & Tuhal (Estonia). The project won the nomination for Construction Project of the Year 2018.

The main functional parameters of a public building of this type are fire safety, sound insulation and sound absorption, to insure a safe and pleasant environment for the visitors.

Various Knauf products have been used in the construction of the object - plasterboards, Cleaneo Acoustics, Aquapanel board, mineral fiber boards, metal sections, joint filler, plasters etc. FireWin Fireboard was used for fire protection solutions.

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