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Built by the Community

It took almost a decade to get the plans together, but eventually the small chapel was built by local volunteers to complete the Tervajärvi campground.

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The Sacred Remains – Interview with Hanna Lyytinen

An experienced repairer of churches, architect Hanna Lyytinen, considers in her every renovation project what is sacred in the architecture and what cannot be removed without losing the building’s architectural core.

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Intertwined with Modernism

Aarne Ervi’s modernist villa in Espoo, Finland has been sensitively refurbished by OOPEAA. Three new wooden buildings were also added as part of the project.

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Off the Grid

Prefabricated, self-sufficient housing unit Majamaja adapts to different landscapes and climatic conditions.

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Gently Sitting in Its Place

The new extension wing by alt Architects brings together the staff of the upper secondary school and vocational school in Kajaani.

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Interview with Bijoy Jain

In February 2021, the fourteenth Alvar Aalto Medal was awarded to Bijoy Jain, the director of the Indian architectural office Studio Mumbai. In their work, the office seamlessly combines architecture and craftsmanship and attention to local conditions.

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Who Has a Right to the City?

Recently, there has been an active discussion about whether Helsinki is planned on the terms of investors or city residents. ARK discussed the sore spots of city planning with the editors of the pamphlet Kenen kaupunki?

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Safely Tucked from the Urban Realm

The Lauttasaari Daycare Centre by Luutonen Architects lines the street like a wall. On the other side opens up a small rocky forest, the children’s secret garden.

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Light Encounters

EduCity, the newest addition to Turku Science Park combines a higher-education campus and the needs of business life.