Allas Sea Pool swelling up overseas

November 5, 2019

Finnish development company Töölö Urban is floating plans to build a duplicate of its marine spa and culture hub, Allas Sea Pool, in Oslo, Norway.

The daily brief: 5 June 2019

June 5, 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

March 18, 2019

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

January 17, 2019

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

October 19, 2018

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

October 2, 2018

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

May 4, 2018

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

December 15, 2017

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

May 31, 2017

Finnish firm OOPEAA Office for Peripheral Architecture has been named the recipient of the Spotlight Prize 2017.

Finnish retirement home seeks global marketplace

August 17, 2016

Finnish retirement home model is taking its concept abroad.

Helsinki Central Library emerges from the needs of city residents

July 8, 2016

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.