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Soiva Helsinki

New building for music

Like a jazz composition, a freeform dynamic breaks the formal geometry of the building both outside and inside. Designed for specific acoustic qualities, Soiva is the latest addition by Tommila Architects to the Metropolia campus.

Venice Biennale Nordic

A Modular System for Communal Living

Exploring forms of communal living, the Nordic Pavilion showcased a modular system made with timber for flexible spatial solutions, created by Norwegian architectural firm Helen & Hard

Aalto Atelier – spatial dynamics

A testing ground for architectural ideas, the Atelier building was managed by Aalto’s second wife architect Elissa Aalto until 1994. It is now home to Alvar Aalto Foundation and open as a museum.’

Tikkurila church

Sacred space and simple materiality

Tikkurila Church designed by OOPEAA is a religious building and a network with multiple programmes. Built as part of an urban block, it sets a new standard for material use and craftsmanship.

Venice Biennale Belgium

A fictional cityscape at the Belgian Pavilion

Playing with different styles and scales – an exhibition at the Venice Biennale on Flemish architectural and urban culture, informed by a flexible approach towards planning and regulations.