Published in 2/2021 - Tradition and Renewal


Updating Monomaterial Construction

Elina Koivisto

A block of flats designed by Avarrus Architects to be built in Oulunkylä, Helsinki, has a solid brick frame. Visualistations and diagrams by Avarrus Architects.

For some time now, there has been talk amongst architects about the return of monomaterial construction. Recently, such buildings, with various scales, have begun to emerge, but there is still a long way to go before this construction method becomes mainstream. 

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