A new Finnish book on housing design discusses the principles of the field in a topical and inspiring way.
Approximately 4,000 buildings are demolished in Finland every year. Would it be possible to imagine a future in which buildings would only be demolished if absolutely necessary?
The book Ilmakirja is the most comprehensive presentation on natural ventilation in Finnish context by so far – yet ends up being more of a manifesto than a pure reference book.
Over the recent decades, the temporary use of vacant spaces has been recognised as a sustainable and inclusive approach for managing urban change. For architects, working with temporary uses can be an opportunity to challenge structures that restrict typical architectural work.