Tag: Finland

Apelle \ Marco Casagrande

Apelle \ Marco Casagrande

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• May 6, 2013 • Comments (0)

Apelle is a wooden one family house located in Karjaa – Finland. The building rests in a natural harbor like a boat in a sheltering pocket surrounded by bed rocks and trees. The interior space of Apelle is a continuous tube that grows gradually along the house and through the main opening and terrace into […]

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Helsinki Centra Library / OODA

Helsinki Centra Library / OODA

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• November 23, 2012 • Comments (0)

Designed by OODA, this competition intent was to establish a proposal for a Central Library to Helsinki that aims to incorporate a combination of personal cultivation, culture enhancement and entertainment. The library has been transformed from a space to read into a social center with multiple responsibilities. Consequently it needs to be thought as a functionally versatile meeting […]

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Kilden Performing Arts Centre \ ALA Architects

Kilden Performing Arts Centre \ ALA Architects

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• September 16, 2012 • Comments (0)

The monumental, abstract shape of the wall, which is made of local oak wood, separates fantasy from reality. When the audience enters the building, they move from a natural landscape into the realm of the perform-ing arts. ALA Architects The Kilden Performing Arts Centre in Kristiansand by the young Finnish office ALA Architects represents this […]

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Apartment in Turku \ Maurizio Giovannoni

Apartment in Turku \ Maurizio Giovannoni

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• June 17, 2012 • Comments (2)

Roman designer Maurizio Giovannoni recently has completed the interior design for an apartment unit in Turku, Finland. The apartment is a little penthouse (about 65 mq.) in Turku, Southern Finland. Before renovation, too many walls and doors blocked the spaces and the passage of light, and the most beautiful view of the historical sites of […]

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Gosta Serlachius Museum \ Matteo Cainer Architects

Gosta Serlachius Museum \ Matteo Cainer Architects

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• December 21, 2011 • Comments (0)

The project for the expansion of the Serlachius Museum Gösta, presents an opportunity to explore a creative relationship between the existing museum and the surrounding landscape. Through a new and distinctive poetic architectural language, where the interior unfolds as a sequence of spaces, the project develops a harmonious ensemble that blurs the boundaries between existing […]

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BIG Unveils Ski Resort in Lapland

BIG Unveils Ski Resort in Lapland

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• December 13, 2011 • Comments (2)

BIG wins an invited competition for a 47.000 m2 ski resort and recreational area in Levi. The future Ski Village will transform the existing Levi ski resort into a world class destination, offering top quality accommodation and leisure services for skiers of all levels and demands. The proximity to the Kittilä airport ensures easy access […]

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BIG won E2 (Ecology + Economy) Timber Competition in Finland

BIG won E2 (Ecology + Economy) Timber Competition in Finland

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• March 16, 2011 • Comments (0)

BIG (DK) + Pirmin Jung Engineers for Wood Constructions (CH) + AOA Anttinen Oiva Architects Ltd (FI) + Vahanen Engineers (FI) + Stora Enso (FI) is the winning team to design a prototype wooden construction system for a pilot project in Kouvola, Finland that will serve as a showcase for the sustainable use of timber […]

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AAKKOSET Shelf / Room Divider for KAYIWA

AAKKOSET Shelf / Room Divider for KAYIWA

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• November 3, 2010 • Comments (0)

You may use both AAKKOSET’s obverse and reverse to hold books, CDs, magazines et cetera. As a room divider, you may also choose to leave it empty. The meticulous 4-week process to make just one AAKKOSET uniquely combines the very latest manufacturing technology with traditional craftsmanship: In brief, Medium Density Fiberboard (MDF) is fed through […]

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Ruin Academy in Taipei | Marco Casagrande

Ruin Academy in Taipei | Marco Casagrande

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• October 10, 2010 • Comments (1)

Finnish architect Marco Casagrande has successfully converted an abandoned apartment block into the Ruin Academy in Taipei, Taiwan. The Ruin Academy is operated in co-operation between Casagrande Laboratory / Finland and JUT Foundation for Arts & Architecture / Taiwan. It moves in-between architecture, sociology, environmental sciences (including urban design) and environmental art. The house used […]

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Central Pasila Tower Area - Detailed Plan | Cino Zucchi Architetti

Central Pasila Tower Area – Detailed Plan | Cino Zucchi Architetti

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• December 28, 2009 • Comments (0)

Italian architect Cino Zucchi Architetti, in collaboration with One Works and Buro Happold London to design the Central Pasila Tower Area in Helsinki, Finland. The goal of the project is to unite the often separated issues of sustainability and urban quality, donating a new living landmark to the city. + Project description courtesy of Cino […]

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