The new Puistonmäki eldercare home in Hämeenlinna promotes the creation of communality with various kinds of shared facilities. For instance, there is a log sauna in the yard. Along with the growing number of senior citizens, sheltered housing has become an increasingly important building type.
The friendship of Alvar Aalto and Göran Schildt lasted for decades. Göran Schildt’s widow Christine Schildt reminisces about her life as the writer’s wife and as a friend of Alvar and Elissa Aalto.