A Futurism Yet to Come

Kaisa Broner's now-published interview with Reima Pietilä more than 30 years ago reveals Pietilä's reflections on the nature and future of modernism.


Architecture for Finance

Brasilian architect and urban planner's new book discusses the connections between architecture and the economic forces of the society.


Architects Are Guarding the Future of Circular Economy

As we are progressing from the old, conventional linear economic model towards a circular economy, architects and planners are making some of the most crucial decisions, Nani Pajunen points out.


Culture in the Big League

Completed last year in Fuzhou, the cultural centre consists of five main functions: an opera house, concert hall, multifunctional hall, cinema and exhibition hall. Pekka Salminen, professor and architect, tells about the project and the activities of PES-Architects in China.


An Office for the New Economy

Digital banking service Holvi decided to build new office premises in Elanto cooperative’s old headquarters in Kallio, Helsinki. The designers needed to create an image of what a new kind of bank could be, without forgetting the past.


The Urban Power Station

Kalasatama Electricity Substation provides electricity to approximately 20,000 people in the Kalasatama, Kulosaari, and Suvilahti districts in Helsinki, yet also aims to create an inviting space for the citizens – with a surrounding metal wall designed for graffiti art.


Past and Future Luxury

The neo-Renaissance building in the Helsinki district of Ullanlinna has been has previously been used, among other things, as offices, but now the building has been restored to its original use as an apartment building.


The Late-­Capitalist City

As the murky ethical and societal implications of late-capitalism become ever clearer, is the compromise of our urban places a price worth paying for maintaining the current economic hegemony? Lee Marable examines the effects of late-capitalism on Kalasatama district in Helsinki.