Venice Architecture Biennale 2018

The Pavilion of Finland unveils Mind-Building on 24 May

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Finland’s exhibition at the Venice Biennale is a tribute to public libraries and library architects. The vernissage of the 16th International Architecture Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia takes place on 24–25 May. Finland’s exhibition, titled Mind-Building, explores the development of Finnish library architecture throughout times, leading up to the opening of Oodi Helsinki Central Library in December 2018. Mind-Building …

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Finnish architects featured
at La Biennale Architettura 2018 main exhibition

The neo-loft concept of the Tila block of flats in Arabianranta, Helsinki lets the dwellers design and build the insides of their homes according to their wishes. The concept was conceived by Talli Architecture & Design. photo: Stefan Bremer

Talli Architecture & Design has been invited to the Venice Biennale main exhibition ‘Freespace’. The practices participating in the exhibition were chosen by the main curator duo Shelley McNamara and Yvonne Farrell. Talli Architecture & Design is best known for the block of loft flats ‘Tila’ completed in Helsinki’s Arabianranta district some ten years ago. The concept adopted the principles …

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Finnish Pavilion at the Biennale Architettura 2018
to Explore Libraries

Top floor of the future Helsinki Central Library by ALA Architects.

Finland’s representation at the 16th International Architecture Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia responds to the theme ’Freespace’ by transforming the Alvar Aalto Pavilion of Finland into a temporary library space. The exhibition explores the development of Finnish library architecture and looks towards libraries of the future. It centres around the construction of the new Helsinki Central Library designed by …

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