Published in 5/2022 - Refurbish or Demolish?


Dance House Helsinki

JKMM Architects, ILO architects

Architects Teemu Kurkela, Harri Lindberg, Noora Liesimaa (JKMM Architects), Pia Ilonen, Kati Murtola (ILO architects)
Location Kaapeliaukio 3, Helsinki
Gross area 7 000 m2
Completion 2022
Old building W. G. Palmqvist 1943–1954

At long last, dance has finally received its own performance spaces in Helsinki, in the Cable Factory. The Dance House Helsinki is the first extension to the former factory building. Read Esa Laaksonen’s commentary → Techno and Coarseness