Architect and researcher. Member of the Prize’s Board of Experts 2022 and 2024
Dr. Sille Pihlak is a practicing architect, researcher, tutor and co-founder of the algorithmic timber architecture research group in the Estonian Academy of Arts. Sille completed her masters in the University of Applied Arts Vienna and practiced as design architect in Morphosis Architects Los Angeles and Coop Himmelb(l)au Vienna.
In 2015, together with Siim Tuksam, they started their own experimental research-led office, PART (Practice for Architecture, Research and Theory). PART built designs have been internationally recognized for their innovative construction techniques and methods of designing. In 2020 Sille defended her doctoral degree on methodological development of somatic modularity for algorithmic timber architecture.
Last updated: January 2022