Finnish retirement home seeks global marketplace
Finnish retirement home model is taking its concept abroad.
Helsinki Central Library emerges from the needs of city residents
Already dubbed the new cradle of citizen engagement, the new Helsinki Central Library will rise in the city centre with the power of its citizens’ ideas.
Sustainable architecture award to Marco Casagrande
Locus Foundation and Unesco awards Finnish architect Marco Casagrande with the Global Award for Sustainable Architecture.
Helsinki approves new central library with sauna
The city of Helsinki has approved a plan to build a major city-centre library, which will also include a cinema, restaurant, cafés, workshop and activity spaces and a public sauna.
Finnish architecture to feature in prime German location
The international team led by the Finnish architect Esa Ruskeepää has won a competition seeking a designer for a new city library and education centre in the heart of Wolfsburg, Germany.
Paracity offers a quick solution to reconstruction
The Finnish architect Marco Casagrande has come up with a new innovation – a city structure made from laminated wood called Paracity. It can be used to quickly construct flats and even entire cities.
Finnish architecture project receives international recognition
Sunrays shine through golden bamboo structures and the building walls are a bright turquoise. Finnish architecture group Komitu’s new youth centre was completed in Phnom Penh in Cambodia in early 2014. Now it has been awarded with an honourable mention at the Rethinking Future Awards architecture competition.