Helsinki-based VERSTAS Architects has shared with us the beautiful Saunalahti Comprehensive School project in Espoo, Finland's second largest city. The school building, completed last fall, was the result of an open architecture competition in 2007 which VERSTAS Architects won. — bustler.net
At the core of the design process for Saunalahti School stood the question of, primarily, how the physical school environment effects the learning results, and secondly, if a school building could also serve the larger audience as well. – Crucial thoughts considering the continuously...
Helsinki-based duo Architects Rudanko + Kankkunen has sent us their entry in the architectural competition for a future school concept in Vantaa, Finland. The design proposal for Vantaa's Aurinkokivi area was awarded a purchase prize for its inspiring architecture and child-friendly spaces. — bustler.net
The results are in from a yearlong feasibility study commissioned by the City of Helsinki and undertaken by the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum to examine the possibility of building a new Guggenheim Museum in Finland.
The study concluded that yes, such a project would significantly boost Helsinki’s efforts to become a cultural capital. — artsbeat.blogs.nytimes.com
BIG has just been announced winning an invited competition for Koutalaki Ski Village, a 47,000 m2 ski resort and recreational area in Levi, Finland. — bustler.net
Eero Lunden Studio from Helsinki, Finland and Eric Tan of Danish firm PinkCloud.DK have sent us their collaborative entry to the Serlachius Art Museum Gösta design competition in Mänttä, Finland. — bustler.net
The Chapel of St. Lawrence in Vantaa and the famous Temppeliaukio Church in Helsinki are both results of architectural competitions. The competition system has brought around a hundred church buildings to Finland. — yle.fi
Young, Madrid-based architecture office MACA has shared with us their entry to the international design contest for the extension to the Serlachius Art Museum Gösta in Mänttä, Finland. — bustler.net
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