Estonian National Museum. Tartu, Estonia

Nominated for the Mies van der Rohe Award 2017.

DGT reappropriate a former Soviet military base as the setting for the new National Museum - a physically present ‘ruin’ of a painful history. They believed that the new Museum should play an essential role in the regeneration of the area and to do so it had to start by dealing with this heavily charged and spatially unique place.