'contemporary architecture in finland' at kunst merano, italy 'contemporary architecture in finland' at kunst merano, italy
jan 15, 2009

'contemporary architecture in finland' at kunst merano, italy

‘villa cipea’  in nanjing, china by sanaksenaho architects ltd, 2009 all images courtesy kunst merano gallery

contemporary architecture in finland

at: kunst merano, italy
from: january 31 to april 13, 2009
opening on january 31st will be the ‘contemporary architecture in finland’  exhibition at kunst merano, italy.
the exhibition presents selected contemporary finnish architecture projects that demonstrate high functional
and technical quality, with their special capability of focusing on human needs. wood is predominantly used,
as it is a natural resource in finland, this can be seen in the featured buildings.

‘maritime centre vellamo’ by lahdelma & mahlamäki architects, 2008    photo © jussi tiainen

‘the university of helsinki city campus library’ by anttinen oiva architects image ©  anttinen oiva architects

‘turku library’ by  JKMM architects and asmo jaaksi photo © michael perlmutter

‘turku library’ by  JKMM architects and asmo jaaksi photo © michael perlmutter

‘metla-talo’  by sarc architects ltd, 2005 photo © jussi tiainen

‘sipoo ENTER’ by K2S architects photo © marko huttunen

‘sipoo ENTER’ by K2S architects photo © marko huttunen

‘villa nuotta’, kerimäki  by tuomo siitonen architects / tuomo siitonen, antti lehto, 2007 photo © mikko auerniitty

‘villa nuotta’, kerimäki  by tuomo siitonen architects / tuomo siitonen, antti lehto, 2007 photo © mikko auerniitty

‘SOS childrens village’, kaarina  by architectural office ark’aboa co.ltd photo © matti karjanoja

‘studio apartments floorantie’, helsinki by konkret architects photo © tuomas heikkilä

‘finno school and day care centre’ by architectural office kouvo & partanen photo © jussi tiainen

more:

http://www.kunstmeranoarte.org

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