Archinect - News 2017-10-22T02:37:08-04:00 https://archinect.com/news/article/75535894/helsinki-central-library-competition-picks-ala-architects-k-nn-s-as-winner Helsinki Central Library Competition Picks ALA Architects’ Käännös as Winner Alexander Walter 2013-06-18T21:32:00-04:00 >2013-06-18T23:40:38-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/la/laky29obq9vkrukg.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/la/laky29obq9vkrukg.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/la/laky29obq9vkrukg.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/la/laky29obq9vkrukg.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><em><p>The international architectural competition for the design of the Helsinki Central Library [...] has announced the entry "K&auml;&auml;nn&ouml;s" by Finnish firm ALA Architects as the winning proposal. The jury selected K&auml;&auml;nn&ouml;s unanimously and described the entry as "impressive and casually generous." A Second Prize was not awarded, and the entries &rdquo;Liblab&rdquo; by Playa Architects and "Kasi&rdquo; by Verstas Architects were awarded a shared Third Prize. Additionally, five Honorable Mentions were awarded.</p></em><br /><br /><p> Previously: <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/61875100/helsinki-central-library-competition-announces-stage-2-finalists" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Helsinki Central Library Competition Announces Stage 2 Finalists</a></p>