Published in 5/2022 - Refurbish or Demolish?

Project Review

The Many Lives of a Commercial Palace

Kristo Vesikansa

Photo: Tuomas Uusheimo

Renovated and remodelled many times over, Mikonkatu 7 has one of the most complex building histories in Helsinki. The latest renovation borrows heavily from the past yet interprets the themes through the means of contemporary architecture.

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