In the district of Suvela, in Espoo, stands the parish centre designed by OOPEAA Office for Peripheral Architecture for the Espoo Union Parish. In addition to the chapel, the complex designed by OOPEAA includes spaces for related activities serving the community of Suvela.
OOPEAA Office for Peripheral Architecture designed the Riihi house in Alajärvi (Finland), a home that updates the model of the Finnish farmhouse built around a central courtyard, with red fir cladding both inside and outside and great energy efficiency.
SUOMI SEVEN. Emerging architects from Finland is the title of the exhibition at the Deutsches Architekturmuseum (DAM) in Frankfurt, accompanying the Frankfurt Book Fair held in October. A tribute to the great architectural culture of Finland’s new generation of architects and designers.
The pavilion of Finland, designed by Alvar Aalto in the Biennale grounds of the Giardini hosts the exhibition “Re-Creation”, which explores how the concept of architecture can be transformed from local conditions and traditions.
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