Published in 6/2019 - Economy


Chapel Demolition

Roy Mänttäri

View to the main hall, 1970s. Photo Eero Suikki / Archive of the Museum of Finnish Architecture.

The modernist Lepola funerary chapel in Kouvola never received protection status. We can ask ourselves, what is the point of statements from the authorities when even indisputable architectural values ​​are ultimately overshadowed by economic concerns?

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