Published in 6/2020 - Development


New Standards – A Curatorial Roundtable

Text Mika Savela Images Juuso Westerlund / Archinfo

Århus, Denmark.

After a one-year delay, the Venice Architecture Biennale is scheduled to open in spring 2021. We sat down with the curatorial team of the Finnish pavilion, Laura Berger, Kristo Vesikansa and Philip Tidwell. Their project New Standards looks into the multifaceted history and legacy of Puutalo Oy, a reconstruction-era industrial enterprise that briefly became a worldwide leader in the export of prefabricated wooden houses.

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