Design: THEEAE LTD (The Evolved Architectural Eclectic Limited), architects. “The Creation of Architectural Garden through a Form of Broken Ice: The environment present in the city is the cityscape that creates the characteristic of the town. It is a form of elevation that our eye can capture.”
Design: Arkkitehdit Davidsson Tarkela. Helsinki City Museum to open their new flagship museum on 13 May 2016 in the historic Tori Quarters. The opening programme of the new Helsinki City Museum has been designed to bring history to life and create the feeling for visitors of walking back through time.
Danish architects COBE and Finnish Lundén Architecture in collaboration with N2 have designed an ambitious proposal for the transformation of the heart of Finland’s capital, Helsinki, to a recreational and cultural citizens park.
Design: Avanto Architects Ltd. Villa Lumi is bordered from three sides by streets. The incoherent suburban environment doesn’t provide any interesting views or starting points for the architecture. This is why the building turns around a courtyard.
The 70mx70m footprint of the proposal creates three broad faces of the library to public access, with the east face dedicated to services. This floor-plate emphasizes strong connection and interaction on the ground floor of the library for visitors coming from the north park.
Helsinki University Main Library, the largest academic library in Finland is located in a historically important city block in the very heart of the city centre.
The Kamppi Chapel is located on the south side of the busy Narinkka square in central Helsinki. It offers a place to quiet down and compose oneself in one of Finland most lively urban spaces.
BIBLIO-Centrum – from the Greek word for book and the Latin word for center – will be Helsinki’s new “book center” or “book central”, a focal point for the most prominent facilities of the city: Parliament, the Helsinki Music Centre, the Finland Opera House, the Kiasma Museum, Sanoma House, and the central railway station.
The competition entry places a contemporary, down-to-earth public building at the heart of the metropolis, with a strong reference to the Finnish building tradition. The design shows a building entirely made of Finnish pinewood.
A place for everyone: open and accessible, usable and public. A public square animated by exhibitions, events and music. A space surrounded by some of the most important buildings of the city. It’s the cultural centre, heart and mind of the community.
A modern library, as a elementary and great emblem of the Finnish essence, culture and know-how, and result of the most accomplished wooden construction technology.
Shared Dreams is a proposal for the new Helsinki Library, sited at a strategic point within the city, the cultural cluster in the Töölönlahti area, with the Helsinki Music Centre, the Aalto congress centre, and the Kiasma contemporary art museum.
The City of Helsinki has commissioned the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation to conduct a concept and development study, exploring the possibility of creating a new Guggenheim Museum in Finland.
The site for Kiasma lies in the heart of Helsinki at the foot of the Parliament building to the west, with Eliel Saarinen’s Helsinki Station to the east, and Alvar Aalto’s Finlandia Hall to the north.
Attic is the memory of a house. In attic time is different. Attic is not routine, attic don’t have stress. All the objects are tied to stories. Attic is a narrative space. Also a city can have an attic. A public attic to reflect the collective subconscious.
The plot for the projected Helsinki Seafarers´ Centre is situated by the main entrance to the Vuosaari harbour, on the northern corner of the area.
Sauerbruch Hutton Architects was selected out of five short-listed teams (74 applicants) as the winner for the Low2No Competition for an energy- and innovation block in Jatkasaari, Helsinki.
HANKO ice cream kiosk was designed and constructed by students of Helsinki University of Technology Wood Program 2007 as a final task of the program.