Raine Karp

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Birthday
23, 1939
Birthplace
Estonia
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
23, 1939 (age 80)
Birthplace
Estonia

About

Twentieth-century Estonian SSR architect best known for his modernist designs that never abandoned his Soviet roots.

Before Fame

His first major architectural commission was the design during the 1960s of the Estonian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Trivia

His best-known buildings included the Tallinn City Hall and the National Library of Estonia.

Family Life

He was raised in Tallinn, Estonia.

Associated With

He entered the architectural field a generation after the famous Frank Lloyd Wright embarked upon the same career path.