The first concrete building in Estonia

The first concrete building in Estonia, the old bridge of Narva, received a concrete and metal memorial plaque on the Narva river promenade on the initiative of the Estonian Concrete Association. The Narva bridge, built in 1822-29 in the name of Emperor Nicholas I, was the first bridge in Estonia and Russia to use Roman cement, from which the underwater parts of the bridge pillars were cast. 

The design of the memorial plaque and its base is the work of In Nomine creative director Erik Riikoja, the concrete part was made and installed by Nordecon Betoon OÜ, the metal part by Metallfoto OÜ. 

The commemorative plaque for the first concrete building in Estonia was created as part of the activities to mark the 200th anniversary of Estonian concrete construction.