Tag Olavi Koponen

Centennial of Finnish independence and architecture in Finland

15-12-2017

Centennial of Finnish independence and architecture in Finland

Finland celebrated its first century as an independent country on December 6, and we pay homage to the country by looking at a number of recent Finnish architectural projects covered in Floornature.

Koponen: house on Lake Saimaa in Finland

11-12-2013

Koponen: house on Lake Saimaa in Finland

The design of Olavi Koponen’s new home on the shore of Lake Saimaa in Finland demonstrates the architect’s comprehension of the site. The home is not built on the basis of rigid paths or schemes for living, but draws its inspiration from the act of wandering through the forest, and the use of structural and cladding materials in the project expresses the Finnish architect’s poetics.