Tarmo Pikner

Tarmo Pikner
Tallinn University | TLU · School of Humanities, Centre for Landscape and Culture

PhD

About

35
Publications
3,622
Reads
How we measure 'reads'
A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the full-text. Learn more
151
Citations

Publications

Publications (35)
Technical Report
The interactions between land and sea are fundamental to human wellbeing – coastal areas provide people with a variety of food sources, livelihoods, and economic opportunities, as well as a space for communities to engage in traditional cultural and spiritual practices. At the same time these interactions involve natural processes such as coastal a...
Technical Report
Full-text available
The interactions between land and sea are fundamental to human wellbeing – coastal areas provide people with a variety of food sources, livelihoods, and economic opportunities, as well as a space for communities to engage in traditional cultural and spiritual practices. At the same time these interactions involve natural processes such as coastal a...
Article
Full-text available
Spatial planning face s challenges in addressing interactions between land and sea. This paper elaborates on land-sea interfaces, which can integrate certain socio-cultural values and related tensions into maritime spatial planning (MSP). In this article, three regional case studies from Estonia, Latvia, and Poland analysed important intersections...
Article
Artikkel keskendub ruumiliste ja sotsiaalsete protsesside rollile arhitektuuripärandi kujunemisel. Kirjutise keskmes on kollektiivmajandite arhitektuur, mis tekitab sageli vastakaid ja laetud arutelusid erinevate ühiskonna gruppide vahel. Analüüsides võimusuhteid, minevikukäsitlusi ning ruumilise korrastamise printsiipe, näitab artikkel, millistel...
Chapter
People make cities to fit for living by assembling urban character with meaningful entities of nature. This means that people rework their emotions as a result of mobility and shifting perspectives. Thus, emotions can be approached in terms of movement or motion as kinds of trajectories of force. These lines form a meshwork become essential compone...
Article
Full-text available
The Maritime Spatial Planning (MSP) Directive was ratified (2014/89/EU) along the Strategy of the European Union (EU) on the Blue Economy to contribute to the effective management of maritime activities and resources and incorporate the principal elements of Integrated Coastal Zone Management (ICZM) (2002/413/EC) into planning at the land-sea inter...
Chapter
Full-text available
What does it mean to call something unnatural? And what does it do? This chapter illustrates how the unnatural is an immensely powerful, if inherently ambiguous, concept with critical implications for the formation of social categories, the morality of classifications, the terms of urban govern-ance and the directions of environmental conflicts. Wh...
Article
Full-text available
This article examines the processes of urban commoning and its co‐produced features of urbanity, making the claim that, through these processes, informality becomes translated into institutionalized city planning. Commoning is analysed through a comparative study that utilizes contingent features of urbanity and three modalities accommodating the i...
Article
Full-text available
Artikkel mõtestab kogemuspõhiste lugude kaudu kahaneva linna olemust, mida sageli määratletakse eelkõige majanduspoliitiliste katkestuste ja kahaneva rahvaarvu kaudu. Kahte autobiograafilist jutustust kõrvutav temaatiline sisuanalüüs toob esile Detroiti ja Narvaga seonduvad linnalisuse-kogemused, mis ilmestavad postindustriaalseid muutusi. Struktuu...
Article
Full-text available
The cultural sustainability of coastal landscapes relies heavily on the community’s self-organisation in fish foodways. The theoretical framework concentrates on cultural sustainability, foodways, land–sea interactions, and community of practice. The data presented in this article were part of the SustainBaltic Integrated Coastal Zone Management pl...
Article
Full-text available
Borderlands are often presented as political landscapes characterized by fixed infra-structures that help to regulate who comes in or out of a country. In this brief essay, however, we put the focus on the triangle of (geo)politics, nature, and infrastructure by exploring what kind of socio-biological entanglements are generated along three newly e...
Article
Full-text available
In this article, we study the largest existing fare-free public transport (FFPT) programme, launched in 2013 in Tallinn, Estonia. Instead of focusing solely on the rationale and impact of fare-free public transport in terms of finances and travel patterns, we propose to analyse FFPT from the perspective of urban political geography, and to inquire...
Research
Full-text available
SustainBaltic project report; Interreg program The longer verion of the report is written in Estonian language: http://pk.emu.ee/et/struktuur/keskkonnakaitsejamaastikukorraldus/projektid/sustainbaltic/ ; https://www.utu.fi/SustainBaltic
Article
Full-text available
When increasing numbers of people are obliged to spend increasing amounts of time in transit then nodes and hubs alongside major traffic corridors – where traffic comes to halt and exchange between actors en route happens – represent new forms of urbanity and public space, sites where both individuals’ routes, routines, and rituals and political tr...
Article
Full-text available
This article studies how illegally dumped matter becomes collectively identified waste associated with broader environmental, social, economic and political issues. Spaces of visualization, embodiment and circulation play a key role in these processes. Besides theoretical discussion on the emergence of waste, this article focuses on the collective...
Article
Full-text available
Post-industrial imagery and the functions of ruins can evoke novel dimensions of spatial structures and organization. This article discusses the question of how interactions between urbanity and nature are articulated and enacted within the redesign of industrial ruins. The socio-ecological configurations produced in this process include multiple r...
Article
Full-text available
Collectives bring people and their concerns together. In the twenty-first century, this assembly happens across different material and virtual spaces that, together, establish connective layers of society. A kind of politics has emerged that seeks new forms of communication and expression and proposes new modes of (co)existence. Riots in the suburb...
Article
Full-text available
Considering water networks as a socionature means that one does not separate human activities (society) and environment (nature). This perspective gives new insights into the commodification of water resources, including hybrid human and non-human entities. Without water, there is no Narva–Ivangorod. Water also marks the current division between Na...
Article
Full-text available
Different forms of regional politics and network-type coordination are present within European cross-border initiatives. The purpose of the article is to study the changing organizational configurations of interregional governance in the context of the Helsinki—Tallinn Euregio (HTE), and how these new forms of coordination influence cross-border in...
Article
Various infrastructure links, flows of people and goods and development initiatives connect cities and towns in Europe. This study analyses and interprets changes in cross-border urban networks. The dissertation focuses on how transformation of networks takes place through cooperation practices and sociotechnical infrastructure. The research includ...
Article
Full-text available
The aim of this paper will be to discuss possibilities to shift from a central-place theory towards to a network paradigm in local and regional planning practices. According to the first hypothesis, planning and development of social infrastructure (schools, sports halls, etc.) has remained rather central place oriented in Estonia. Even despite hig...
Article
Full-text available
There are various projects to encourage international knowledge dissemination in entrepreneurship and a creative economy. Temporary clusters are one organisational form to support this process. This paper analyses the spatiotemporal dynamics of the cross-border initiative between the Helsinki and Tallinn regions, and asks how organisational practis...

Network

Cited By