The daily brief: 5 June 2019
All the daily Finnish business news that works: Iso Omena, Aalto University, FLEXOUND – The Augmented Audio Company, and industrial 5G AI-pilot in Finland make headlines.
ALA Architects wins new library project in Lyon
Finnish company ALA Architects has won a competition to design the new learning centre of Université Lumière Lyon II in France.
Finns tackle urbanisation in Nepal
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland and Helin & Co Architects are working on a project to design a new sustainable urban area for half a million people in the Kathmandu Valley.
Arkki helps kids design smart and friendly Ho Chi Minh City
Finnish-originated Arkki School of Architecture for Children and Youth is collaborating on a smart and child friendly Ho Chi Minh City project in Vietnam, together with UNICEF and local partners.
CHAOS architects wants cities to be built for people
By bringing big data and citizen engagement into the picture, CHAOS architects aims to disrupt urban planning practices – for the people, by the people.
Five for Friday: Wooden construction and design
Given the fact that 75 per cent of Finland’s land area is covered by forest, it is no wonder that its green gold has been exported around the world in various shapes and sizes.
Finnish design to transform Japanese train station
N.e.o Ark is to fill the interior of Hannō Station with a Finnish forest landscape, after winning a design competition for the station’s renovation.
Finnish architectural firm wins prize in US
Finnish firm OOPEAA Office for Peripheral Architecture has been named the recipient of the Spotlight Prize 2017.
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.