The Finnish firm, JKMM Architects recently completed K-Kampus, the Kesko headquarters in Helsinki. The architecture occupies a whole city block in the Kalasatama district and serves as a base for some 1800 employees. The building has been granted Green Office environmental certification and an application for BREEAM certification is pending.
JKMM takes a radical approach to the expansion of the Amos Anderson Art Museum in central Helsinki. JKMM has dug out the space for the new Amos Rex museum underneath the square behind the Lasipalatsi, a Modernist pavilion built in 1936, now rediscovered and renovated as part of the Amos Rex project.
Parviainen Architects is the Production Energy and Recycling Completed Buildings category winner at the 2018 World Architecture Festival, its second prize this year after the Marigold Architecture Award.
Helsinki has been blessed with a new architectural and art attraction, the Amos Rex art museum - designed by JKMM - right in the heart of Finland's capital, simultaneously refurbishing an iconic 1930s building called Lasipalatsi as an integral part of the museum.
Interplay of Cultures – the Museum of Finnish Architecture’s leading autumn exhibition – celebrates the 25th anniversary of education in global sustainability and humanitarian development at Aalto University.
Zad Moultaka is a Lebanese visual artist and composer who has crafted a monumental artwork - ŠamaŠ - first displayed at the 57th International Art Exhibition - La Biennale di Venezia in 2017 and now on show in Suomenlinna, Finland, the second stage in its world tour.
The unusual combination of a restaurant and a sauna is an idea for relaunching Helsinki’s waterfront, featuring minimalist design that is nonetheless emotionally engaging and employs simple but effective technology
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