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Weekend Wrap

Cabin habits, melodic semiotics and an unlikely Olympic bid

The coldest town in Finland, Salla, urges humankind to pick up the reins and stop global warming before it’s too late.Save Salla 2032

The cottage industry draws attention, the music scene carries a tune and sports find a bigger purpose. Click on any photo and take a look at recent creativity from Finland.

JKMM Architects pushes libraries beyond the conventional. (Photo: Tuomas Uusheimo/JKMM Architects) Read Metropolis’ story

Jesse Markin’s latest is a shout-out to Woodstock. (Photo: Tero Ahonen/ALL DAY) Read Afropunk’s story

Time to get on the cabin wagon, folks. (Photo: Marc Goodwin/Studio Puisto) Read Yanko Design’s story

Salla carries the torch for effective climate action with a new campaign. (Photo: Save Salla 2032) Read Reuter’s story

Esa Holopainen forges a new metal group. (Photo: Facebook/Amorphis) Read Metal Injection’s story

Villa Rauhaniemi is a down-to-earth hideaway with a minimal footprint. (Photo: Joanna Laajisto) Read designboom’s story

Hollywood indie looks north. (Photo: Facebook/Business Tampere) Read YLE’s story

ORTRAUM Architects’ new design is cottage knowledge par excellence. (Photo: Marc Goodwin/ORTRAUM Architects) Read Dwell’s story

Aarne Hunziker’s eight-bit hit Cyber Shadow has indie players drooling for more. (Photo: Yacht Club Games) Read Nintendo Insider’s story

Finland is the promised land for second-hand. (Photo: Facebook/Zadaa) Read our story

By: Samuli Ojala