"Finnish Architecture 0809" (shown above) is an exhibition designed by architect Roy Mänttäri, a juried biennial survey of award-winning and innovative structures. It includes the work of Heikkinen-Komonen Architects, their Hämeenlinna Provincial Archive (2009), with its grey street facade that incorporates graphic design elements extracted from archival documents (image below); and a portable solid timber sauna (Kyly Sauna, Roseborg) by Avanti Architects Ltd. Jurors for the exhibition were Heikki Aitoaho, Selina Anttinen, and Johan Celsing.
Monday, August 23, 2010
The Suomen Rakennustaiteen Museo (Museum of Finnish Architecture) is Finland's national architectural archive, library and museum. Located in an 1899 neoclassical structure designed by Magnus Schjerfbeck (1860-1933), the museum hosts rotating exhibitions and serves as a contact for scheduling local architectural tours.