Wilson Center Experts

Marie-Alice L’Heureux

Short-Term Grant
Kennan Institute

Russia and Eurasia
PhD Candidate, University of California, Berkeley
Wilson Center Project(s):
Of House and Home: Ideology and Identity in the Built Landscape of Estonia from Revolution to Privatization
May 01, 2000
Jun 01, 2000

Project Summary

This study focuses on three transforming moments in Estonian history: Estonia’s modernization of housing after independence from the Russian Empire in 1918; Soviet appropriation and subsequent collectivization of housing after 1940; and housing after privatization in 1991. Explores architecutre as a product of government policies and cultural values.