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Improvement project for the Pärnu Vallikäär park

Location: City of Pärnu
Client: Pärnu City Government
Project: 2009
The project was completed in: 2010
Collaborating authors: Kersti Lootus, Kiur Lootus, Siim Lootus, Heidi Viilop, Katri Soonberg

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Best Municipal Engineering Project in Estonia 2011 (titled bestowed by the Estonian Association of Municipal Engineering)

In the competition for Wooden Structure of the Year 2010, the bridge in Vallikäär Park was awarded a special prize for the use of laminated timber.

The project is located in heritage conservation area no. 27007. The park is a nature conservation area.


To connect the Old Town, city centre, the parks in the historical bastion zone and the Pärnu riverside into a uniform system of public areas.To develop the Vallikäär Park as a whole into a venue for cultural events and centre city space that sustains historical, cultural and social values.


To find new and multifaceted ways to use the historical Vallikäär Park – moat, earth fortifications and outside fortifications. At the same to give a clear signal that we are dealing with an earth fortification area from the17th century.

To display the development phases of Pärnu in the model installed in the park:

  • model of the Crusader castle (first mentioned in 1265);
  • model of earth fortification (Swedish fortifier E. Dahlberg, 17th century);
  • model of the cityscape after the demolition of the bastions began in 1860.

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