Steeply Arched Copper-Clad Chapel Design in Finland

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Under an arched framework, this astonishing chapel design in Finland finds new ways of expressing old, powerful feelings like faith. This chapel in Finland is a step in the right direction, a walk down the path of using beauty to improve function for a meaningful collection of moments.

Metsä Group Lays Foundation Stone for Bioproduct Mill in Äänekoski, Finland

The A to Z of Building

The foundation stone of Metsä Group’s bioproduct mill was laid in Äänekoski today, 12 October 2015. The event was celebrated on the construction site, which is located next to

YIT Awarded EUR 10 Million Contract for Construction of New Business Premises in Kuopio, Finland

The A to Z of Building

YIT has signed a contract with Pohjola Insurance Ltd on the construction of a business premises project in Kuopio, Finland. The value of the contract for YIT is over EUR 10 million. The construction

Skanska Commercial Development Nordic Commences New Office Project in Vantaa, Finland

The A to Z of Building

Skanska Commercial Development Nordic starts a new office project in Vantaa, Finland, a part of the Helsinki Metropolitan Area. The investment amounts to EUR 23 M, about SEK 208 M. The new building

YIT Signs EUR 11 Million Construction Contract with Senate Properties for New Kotka Police House in Finland

The A to Z of Building

YIT has signed a contract with Senate Properties on the construction of the new police house in Kotka. The project will be carried out with a Senate Properties specific alliance model. The value of

LigniOx Technology Converts Lignin By-Products from Pulp Mills into Concrete Plasticizers

The A to Z of Building

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has developed the LigniOx technology capable of converting lignin by-products from pulp mills and various other biorefineries into concrete plasticizers that

Researchers Develop New Technique to Track Water in Concrete Structures

The A to Z of Building

Researchers from North Carolina State University and the University of Eastern Finland have developed a new technique for tracking water in concrete structures – allowing engineers to identify

Pyramid House Features Glazed Observatory and Lake Views

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

The project is located in Sysmä, Finland, and comes with a total surface of 125 square meters (1,345 square feet). VOID Architecture completed the development of Pyramid House , a charming residence exhibiting clean, contemporary lines.

New Project Aims to Reuse Steel Components from Demolished Buildings

The A to Z of Building

The joint European project PROGRESS, which is being led by VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, is developing new utilizations models based on the circular economy. The aim is to increase the

VTT's CatLignin Material Could Replace Toxic Components Found in Wood Products

The A to Z of Building

A new technology known as "CatLignin" has been developed by VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland to produce reactive lignin from pulp industry side streams to replace toxic phenol

10 Design Lessons You Can Learn From Scandinavian Interiors

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Scandinavian design extends to the countries of Denmark, Norway, Sweden and Finland—offering a vast and eclectic taste that personifies this design movement and is characterized by simplicity, functionality and minimalism.


KB Culture

In Finland. Welcome to the Twelve Days of Christmas, KBCULTURE-style. Until 5 January, I''ll be keeping things on the lighter side, featuring places and products that, while still kitchen- and bath-oriented, will range further afield from our usual vein. And so here is a sauna.

What to Get an Architect for Christmas [2018]

Life of an Architect

Originally designed by Alvar Aalto and his wife Aino for the Savoy Restaurant in Helsinki, the design has been manufactured in Finland since 1936 and is an international icon. This is the 9th annual and highly anticipated What to Get an Architect for Christmas gift guide.

The Aalto – Life of an Architect Holiday Cocktail

Life of an Architect

I didn’t really come up with this year’s cocktail on my own as I spent the last few weekends reverse engineering a cocktail I had while on my recent trip to Helsinki, Finland.

Winter Adventure to Helsinki

Life of an Architect

My destination is Helsinki, Finland- a place that I have never visited before – and I am going in winter … because I’m smart that way. Did you know that that the population of Finland is around 5.4

On the Trail of Calligraphy: Margaret Shepherd

Margaret Almon Mosaics

On her blog she writes of returning from Finland with photos of Art Nouveau lettering and numbers. Cat Print by Margaret Shepherd. There is a quote that has circulated with great vigor on the internet ether, “Sometimes your only available mode of transportation is a leap of faith.”

Chihuly Collection St. Petersburg


In 1995, he began Chihuly Over Venice , for which he created sculptures at glass factories in Finland, Ireland, and Mexico, then installed them over the canals and piazzas of Venice. As a Interior Designer and an artist - Amazing and spectacular!! The Chihuly Collection is a must see.

Architects and their Deserted Island Music | Life of an Architect

Life of an Architect

As was the architecture of Eliel Saarinen, the paintings of Akseli Gallen-Kallela, the political leadership of Marshall Mannerheim and perhaps most important the compiling of the Kalevala, the epic oral saga of Finland by Elias Lönnrot, published in 1849. about me Lets Work Together Frequently Asked Questions Do you want to be an Architect?