Due to a growing interest towards the Alvar Aalto buildings in Anjalankoski factory area near Kouvola, the pulp and paper manufacturer Stora Enso launches a programme of free guided tours to all interested in Aalto architecture. By opening up the versatile and highly esteemed but generally less known Aalto entity to the public the company celebrates the 100 year jubilee …Read More »
April 3, 2017 at 11–18 Tampere University of Technology, School of Architecture Rakennustalo Building, lecture hall RO 107 Understanding and Designing Place Seminar on Architecture and Philosophy PROGRAMME 11:15–11:20 Welcome and Opening Olli-Paavo Koponen, Professor, TUT School of Architecture 11:20–11:40 Making the Place a Home: On Means and Goals of Architectural Design Pekka Passinmäki, University Lecturer, PhD, architect, TUT …Read More »
The Mies van der Rohe Foundation announced today the shortlist of 40 projects competing for the 2017 European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture. Finland has an amazing three finalists: Opinmäki School by Esa Ruskeepää and two projects by Anssi Lassila’s OOPEAA, Suvela Chapel and Puukuokka Housing Block. Only France, Portugal and the UK – still member of the EU – …Read More »
10 Finnish nominees for the Mies van der Rohe Award – and victory in the number of nominations per office!
The Finnish office OOPEAA made it to the 2017 edition of the European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture with three projects. The 40-project shortlist selected from the 356 nominees will be published on Jan. 30, and the winner of the biannual award will be announced in April. The three nominated projects by architect Anssi Lassila’s office OOPEAA – Office for …Read More »