Built on the shore of a beautiful lake in central Finland, Villa Kaislaranta, designed by RESORTUM and OSUMA Architects Ltd, blends into its surroundings by using inconspicuous massing and a well balanced combination of reflections and wood cladding.
The owner of a beautiful plot stuck between a mountain forest and a lake in Finland wanted a house with a distinctive character that would offer the comfort of a contemporary lifestyle and, at the same time, establish a tight connection with the strong and beautiful natural features of the site.
The international competition to link the Alvar Aalto Museum with the Museum of Central Finland presented a unique opportunity to rethink both museums and explore Alvar Aalto’s architectural legacy.
Halo Arkkitehdit designed this building situated in the northern part of Finnish Lapland. Sajos is the centre of culture and administration for the Sami people. The building includes not just the usual spaces you would find in a cultural centre, but a parliament hall and auditorium.
For Architect Mikko Lemmetti Sustainability was a key pillar of the renovation which contributed towards Kebony being selected for the pool house and the outdoor seating. The swimming pool was also equipped with flush pools and outdoor showers to facilitate more users.
Annual lecture by the Museum of Finnish Architecture pays tribute to the legacy of the Finnish American architect Eero Saarinen. Internationally acclaimed architect Sebastián Irarrázaval from Chile to hold a lecture about his work, career and sources of inspiration.
Design: OOPEAA Office for Peripheral Architecture
A giant wooden periscope structure that serves as an observation tower engaging the viewer in a dialogue with the landscape. With the help of a large mirror, everyone can enjoy views of the landscape.
Architects: Melbourne Design Studios (MDS). This concept project creates a ‘connector’ between the existing Alvar Aalto Museo and the Cen-tral Museum of Finland in Ruusupuisto, inspired by Alvar Aalto’s architecture, paintings and design philosophy.
Shiver House: contemporary building for Barfotastigen exhibition in Finland – design by NEON – Korppoo, contemporary structure Finland, hut, images
Seinäjoki Library Building, Finnish Architecture, Architect, Photos, Design Seinäjoki Library : Building Library Development in Finland – design by JKMM Architects 7 Nov 2013 + 4 Sep 2013 Seinäjoki Library Design: JKMM Architects Seinäjoki Library Building photograph © Mika Huisman Seinäjoen kirjasto The key point of reference for the new library design was its location…
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Tampere Waterfront Design, Finnish Building, Architecture Contest Finland, News Tampere Waterfront : Development in Finland Tampere Redevelopment – design by BIG Architects May 7 2012 Tampere Waterfront Development BIG Master Plans Tampere Waterfront BIG wins the competition to revitalize the city center of the third largest city in Finland. The invited design contest calls for…
Gösta Contemporary Art Museum, Finnish Design Contest, Contemporary Building Finland Gösta Contemporary Art Museum : Design Contest Finland Finnish Contemporary Art Museum, Mänttä – design by various architects 16 Jan 2012 Gösta Serlachius Museum Design: Matteo Cainer Architects Ltd Taittogami_ Gösta Serlachius Museum, Finland The project for the expansion of the Gösta Serlachius Museum, presents…
Ski Resort Finland, Finnish Design Competition, Architects, Project, Info Lapland Ski Resort, Finland : Koutalaki Ski Village Ski Village Development in Lapland – design by BIG 13 Dec 2011 Ski Resort Levi, Finland BIG UNVEILS A SKI RESORT IN LAPLAND Design: BIG images from BIG architects BIG wins an invited competition for a 47.000 m2…