Sille Pihlak

Estonian Academy of Arts, Estonia

Dr Sille Pihlak is a practicing architect, researcher, tutor and the dean of Architecture Department in 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 Coophimmelb(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 recognised 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 and she is currently researcher in Timber Architecture Research Center PAKK at Estonian Academy of Arts.