Virtual stories

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.

Venice Biennale UAE

New material cultures – Golden Lion Award in Venice

‘Eco-brutalism at the UAE pavilion – a response to the 2021 Venice Biennale theme of ‘How will we live together’. Inspired by vernacular architecture and rough materiality, the exhibition was awarded for sustainable innovation.

Kirkkonummi Fyyri

Kirkkonummi main library – Fyyri

The latest library designed by JKMM Architects was awarded the Finlandia Prize for Architecture 2021. Discover the library in this 11-part virtual story.

Säynätsalo Town Hall

Säynätsalo Town Hall

Get to know Säynätsalo Town Hall, a major work by Alvar Aalto completed in 1952, in this 13-part virtual story. It is now also a temporary home for the Alvar Aalto Museum.