Published in 2/2022 - Overlooked


Hopealaakso Daycare Centre


Architects Jari Frondelius, Jaakko Keppo, Juha Salmenperä, Mikko Liski, Erika Siikaoja, Soile Heikkinen
Location Koirasaarentie 31, Helsinki
Gross Area 2 358 m2
Completion 2021

In Finland, CLT structures have recently proven especially popular in buildings for education. Philip Tidwell sees the award-winning Hopealaakso Daycare Centre as an example of issues that designers have to solve when new material is integrated into conventional systems of design and construction. Read Tidwell’s review → Timber Forms the Next Generation

Photos Hannu Rytky