Tag Helsinki, Finland

Helsinki City Museum, making people fall in love with Helsinki

12-01-2021

Helsinki City Museum, making people fall in love with Helsinki

The Helsinki City Museum is on a mission to get people to fall in love with Helsinki. The campus consists of five historical buildings in the oldest part of Finland’s capital, very close to Senate Square. It’s not easy to tell the story of a city and its people, but they’ve made a success of it in Helsinki!

Kasvattamo, locally grown produce as interpreted by ROOH Studio

11-01-2021

Kasvattamo, locally grown produce as interpreted by ROOH Studio

The young architects from the Indo-European collective ROOH designed Kasvattao, a temporary installation in one of the Helsinki City Museum’s courtyards, engaging the people of Helsinki and especially the youth to raise their awareness of the concepts of urban farming.

Everything and Nothing – Architects Kaija + Heikki Siren exhibition

26-11-2020

Everything and Nothing – Architects Kaija + Heikki Siren exhibition

On the 100th anniversary of the birth of Kaija Siren, two exhibitions in Finland celebrate her work with her husband and colleague, architect Heikki Siren. The exhibition under way at Kamu Museum in Espoo is the first in Finland to offer a complete retrospective of the studio’s architecture, covering works built in various cities all over the world, from the famous Otaniemi Chapel to experimental projects in the garden city of Tapiola and the Baghdad Conference Palace. The exhibition title quotes Italian composer Luigi Nono’s comment on the Sirens’ style: Tutto e niente! This has everything and nothing!

AOR Architects and the Jätkäsaari School of the future in Helsinki

13-02-2020

AOR Architects and the Jätkäsaari School of the future in Helsinki

AOR Architects is a young Finnish studio founded by Erkko Aarti, Arto Ollila and Mikki Ristola and they have just completed their first major project: the Jätkäsaari School in Helsinki. The project is an architectural interpretation of the new Finnish core curriculum and is the only European work to be shortlisted for the prestigious Royal Academy Dorfman Award.

K-Kampus by JKMM, sustainable offices in Helsinki

05-02-2020

K-Kampus by JKMM, sustainable offices in Helsinki

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: Amos Rex, a new underground museum in Helsinki

09-01-2019

JKMM: Amos Rex, a new underground museum in Helsinki

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 and the Länsisalmi Power Station in Helsinki

17-12-2018

Parviainen Architects and the Länsisalmi Power Station in Helsinki

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.

Amos Rex hosts teamLab’s Massless exhibition

31-10-2018

Amos Rex hosts teamLab’s Massless exhibition

The inaugural exhibition of the Amos Rex museum designed by Helsinki-based firm JKMM will run until early January 2019.

Amos Rex, the new Amos Anderson Art Museum by JKMM

25-10-2018

Amos Rex, the new Amos Anderson Art Museum by JKMM

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.

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