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Updating the Toolbox

In addition to their own design projects, Geometria Architecture also assists other designers in the utilisation of digital technologies and the implementation of more complex projects.

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Skilled with Wood

Master cabinetmaker Antrei Hartikainen utilises varied woodworking techniques in his furniture and household item designs, as well as his works of art.

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Turning a Chocolate Factory into a Home

The former chocolate factory in the province of Girona, Spain, was converted into a second home by Anna & Eugeni Bach, by carrying out carefully thought-out alterations.

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The Faces of the Dockyard

Telakkaranta, situated next to the Helsinki district of Punavuori, is one of the city’s oldest dockyards. The first new building to be completed in the area in the 2010s, currently housing the European Chemicals Agency ECHA, is in multiple ways still deeply rooted in the harbour milieu.

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Simple Luxury

When Eräpohja Architects started designing a holiday home on the edge of a nature reserve and in the vicinity of the grounds of a manor house, the authorities felt that it should be as unobtrusive as possible in the landscape.

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Thoughtful Patterns

A relief-like tiled facade creates a unique look for two apartment buildings in Kauklahti, Espoo, designed by KONKRET Architects.

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Playing with Boxes

Various rounds of iterations were needed by Avanto Architects, when two detached houses were to be placed in place of a demolished one – while preserving the old stone fences, rocks and pines on the plot.

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Wood Architect on Fire

The British architectural practice Waugh Thistleton Architects wants to drastically increase the use of timber as a primary building material for new projects both in their homeland and abroad.

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Campus for Connections

JKMM Archtects designed a new head office for Kesko Corporation in Kalasatama, Helsinki. The activity-based environment encourages encounters between the employees – and the building itself also positions itself to encounter the new city district being built around it.