Idea and Facade

itten by Jari Järvelä is based on Aino Marsio-Aalto's life.


Sigurd Lewerentz – A Double Serving

Two new books have recently been published on the most internationally renowned Swedish modern architect. One of them showcases a single building, the other attempts to shed light on Lewerentz’s life and architecture as a whole.


The Power of Expression

The new electricity substation and power line introduce a new, sculptural layer to the national landscape of the Imatrankoski Rapids.

Project Review

Unique Link

An extension to the museum complements the cultural quarter next to Kuopio’s oldest park.

Project Review

New Ideas, New Attire

Photo: Kuvatoimisto Kuvio / Martin Sommerschield The extension of the Sipoonlahti school campus also sees the updating of the existing school building. The old and the new buildings are successfully dovetailed in the central lobby.

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A New Home for the Arts

Photo: Hannu Rytky Edgy and industrial, Helsinki’s University of the Arts’ new building blends effortlessly with the architectural heritage that surrounds it. It’s now time for the occupants to make their presence felt.


How Will We Live Together?

This year’s edition of the Venice Architecture Biennale was unafraid to go big and tackle the momentous questions, yet the end result was somewhat confusing, says Tuomas Siitonen.


Finnish Wood Construction’s Winning Formula

New Standards is the first scientifically valid study of Puutalo Oy – one of the key manufacturers of standardized prefabricated houses in Finland after the World War II. The book is wise and beautiful, long-awaited in content and appealing in its compact look, writes Riitta Nikula.


In Obscure Cities

In François Schuiten’s comic books, architectural utopias quickly become dystopias.