Published in 1/2020 - Shared


Romance and Cosmic Connections

Mika Savela

The design competition for the Annex to the National Museum of Finland concluded in late 2019, highlighting questions regarding the relationship between architecture and the story of a nation. More than a century has passed since the inauguration of the National Museum, and Finnish society has grown more diverse than ever – there is therefore a need for reinterpretations of the national as well. What are the shared values that contemporary architecture seeks to communicate?

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