Liina Soosaar

Liina Soosaar

Tallinn, EE

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Recently graduated from MA of Architecture and Urban Planning with the thesis of „New nomadism and multi-functional modular housing for urban nomads“. With four years of experience of working in architecture studios in Estonia and Slovenia. Recently ended an internship in Dekleva Gregoric Architects in Ljubljana.
Personal interest in sustainable architectural design, renewable construction materials, alternative ways of living and psychology of spaces. Also graduated from BA of Photography and works as freelance photographer in parallel, mainly documentary and architecture. Likes to write about living environments and experiencing spaces. 



Estonian Academy for Arts, Faculty for Architecure, Tallinn, EE, MArch, Architecture and Urban Design

The best Estonian practising architects serve as the specialty supervisors in the instruction of architects at EAA. In the course of the studies, students meet renowned professionals from all around the world covering both geographically and intellectually broad fields of architectural activity. The architecture programme integrates the various skills and knowledge of engineering and humanities into a creative and spatial whole providing opportunities for both practical work and specialised research.

Sep 2011 - Jun 2017

ENSA NANTES - Ecole Nationale Supérieure d'Architecture de Nantes, Nantes, FR, MArch, Erasmus exchange

During the year studied in ENSA Nantes I participated in one BA architecture project studio, where to topic was to design socially engaging public building in Nantes. Another semester in MA second year architecture project studio, where we were dealing with the future Jaipur, a dense urbanization in India. Designing future sustainable energy driven urban tissue to a very dense settlement which is expanding, but where the main fields of activity is still handcrafting.
Aside the studios I participated in courses of algorithmic design, building with natural materials, lighting urban environments, introduction to cinema art and history of modernist architecture.

Sep 2014 - Jun 2015



Public Concept Competition for Governor’s Garden, Estonia, 3rd Place

Together with Annika Valkna and Merilin Kaup.


Dormitory for Rakvere Vocational School with Molumba Architects, Estonia, 3rd Place

Together with Johan Tali, Karli Luik and Kristian Taaksalu.


MatterBetter Honorable Mention at the competition of Concordia Lighthouse, Honorable Mention

Together with Enzo Nercolini and Clément Godry.


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