Palamuse parish house

Author:Urmas Luure, Tõnu Rebane, Marit Vendel


Palamuse parish house iis the first public passive house in Estonia. The building is rustic and shaped as three-quarters of a circle. This low-scale building tries to blend in to the landscape with it’s smooth lines and grassy roof. The center of the building is a spacious semi-circular council room. The outer circle of the building has office workers rooms – the outer circle and inner circle are connected with corridor. The council room joins a conservatory which continues with a spacious terrace – these are located in southwest of the building.

Technical specifications:
Land area: 20038 m²
Building area: 961 m²
Total area: 855 m²
Floors: 2
Reached place: 1st place