Rose to prominence in the 1970s. Regarded as among the initial postmodernist theoreticians and architects. His design reflected a religious mentality, as he searched for to create buildings that might be regarded as mediators between mankind and higher beings. His initial major architectural payment was the look from the Polva collective plantation in Estonia, which became known because of its lengthy staircase, internal courtyard, foyer, little hall, and back garden; many believed the plantation appeared as if a Latin American ziggurat. He became a teacher on the School of Tartu in 2006. He wedded Letti Kunnapu in 1979. He and poet Mats Traat had been both natives of Estonia.