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A Townhouse in the Chain of Generations

The new building completing the frontage of the market square in Kotka forms the latest phase in the history of a plot whose ownership has been passed down from mother to daughter for already three generations.

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The Late-­Capitalist City

As the murky ethical and societal implications of late-capitalism become ever clearer, is the compromise of our urban places a price worth paying for maintaining the current economic hegemony? Lee Marable examines the effects of late-capitalism on Kalasatama district in Helsinki.

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Chapel Demolition

View to the main hall, 1970s. Photo Eero Suikki / Archive of the Museum of Finnish Architecture.

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The Curious OOO

Mark Foster Cage Architects, Guggenheim Helsinki competition proposal, 2014. The proposal was never submitted to the competition.

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The Poetic Potential in Structures

Lisbon Architecture Triennale 2019 tackled the multifaceted relationship of poetry and rationality in architecture. Marianna Wahlsten visited the Triennale opening.

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On Doughnuts, Definitions, and the Troubles with Exhibiting

This autumn, the Oslo Architecture Triennale focussed on the problems of continuous growth. Dubravka Sekulić writes about her thoughts at the Triannale.

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Ecological Favourites

We asked a group of architects working in Finland to name an architecture project that has recently inspired them in the ecological sense.

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Statistics: Architecture & Economy

What is the economic stature of architecture in Finland? ARK collected some statistics.