Architect Sille Pihlak is the co-founder of architecture office PART. In addition to lecturing at the Estonian Academy of Arts, she co-curates the Open Lecture Series at the Academy with architect Siim Tuksam and is the architecture associate editor of Müürileht, the Estonian cultural monthly.
In 2015, she was one half of the curatorial team behind Tallinn Architecture Biennale TAB 2015 main exhibition Body Building, exploring the future of architecture merging the freshest ideas from science to build better cities. She has worked at Morphosis and Coop-Himmelb(l)au and studied at Universität für Angewandte Kunst Wien, SCI-Arc and Estonian Academy of Arts.
Sille Pihlak works successfully across fields, co-operating with both designers and artists, and is a trailblazer in inspiring the Estonian timber industry to put their advanced technology to the very best use in raising the bar of wooden architecture. In summer 2016, PART was awarded 1st prize at the Elering high-voltage pylon design competition.