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OOPEAA: Church, parish centre and social housing in Tikkurila

15-06-2022

OOPEAA: Church, parish centre and social housing in Tikkurila

A project created thanks to the combined efforts of the parishes of Vantaa, the Lujatalo construction firm and the architects at OOPEAA has resulted in the unusual combination of a parish centre with social housing. The landmark, with its zig-zag profile and brightly-coloured bricks, also includes a new civic centre for the area of Tikkurila, just outside Helsinki.

ALA Architects, expansion of Terminal 2 of Helsinki-Vantaa Airport

03-01-2022

ALA Architects, expansion of Terminal 2 of Helsinki-Vantaa Airport

Finland’s gateway to the world has been renewed with completion of ALA Architects’ expansion of Terminal 2 at Helsinki-Vantaa Airport. The new airport terminal welcomes passengers with an impressive timber-clad ceiling expanding outside to form a massive curved canopy roof.

JKMM: Hospital Nova in Jyväskylä, city of health

07-07-2021

JKMM: Hospital Nova in Jyväskylä, city of health

With the aim of putting the patient at the heart of the design, JKMM has created the Hospital Nova in Jyväskylä, following a new model for a healthcare environment and a new floor plan. A large atrium is the landing point for emergencies and provides access to all the various departments. Meanwhile, the in-patient wards are inspired by the concept of a hotel.

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.

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.

Verstas Architects and Saunalahti School in Espoo

22-07-2015

Verstas Architects and Saunalahti School in Espoo

The revolution in the Finnish educational system has affected its architecture, as in Saunalahti School in Espoo, designed by Verstas Architects, where the educational spaces extend outside the building to improve the quality of life in the city around them.

Birgitta Café by Talli Architecture&Design

12-02-2015

Birgitta Café by Talli Architecture&Design

A café in Helsinki, right in the middle of Pyhä Birgitta Park, is designed to be dynamic in every way: it has no front or back and big windows allow you to see right through it. A 100% sustainable project.

Ala Architects: Kilden Performing Arts Centre in Norway

09-10-2013

Ala Architects: Kilden Performing Arts Centre in Norway

In Kristiansand, Norway, Finnish architectural studio Ala Architects has built an arts centre containing a large concert hall and a theatre.  The history of the project, which began in the ’80s, led to construction of a landmark of great symbolic value; the Kilden has a sculptural shape somewhere between art and architecture, overlooking the city’s waterfront, and its design and use of materials are derived from local history.

JKMM Architects: municipal library in Seinäjoki, Finland

21-08-2013

JKMM Architects: municipal library in Seinäjoki, Finland

Within the context of the Seinäjoki civic centre, designed by Alvar Aalto, JKMM Architects conceived the new library, integrating the functions of the great Finnish architect’s work. The new building – composed of three connecting volumes – is simple and adopts a contemporary approach, and sustainability is also considered in the materials selected.

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