Veronika Valk studied at the Estonian Academy of Arts (EE) and Rhode Island School of Design (US), she is currently a PhD candidate at RMIT University School of Architecture in Melbourne (AU). She lives in Tallinn (EE) and works as an architect in her practice Zizi&Yoyo. She has constructed both public and private buildings, designed interiors and landscapes, won some 30 prizes at various competitions as well as published a number of critical essays on architecture and urbanism. Veronika Valk has recently received the national Young Architect Award 2012.