Posts in the Category: News

Nov
05

Konsthall Tornedalen in progress

posted on November 5th 2014 in News with 0 Comments

In 2012 OOPEAA, operating under the name Lassila Hirvilammi Architects at the time, won the competition for a new art museum in Vitsaniemi in the Swedish Lapland. The Konsthall Tornedalen will be located on the beautiful banks of the river Kemijoki that marks  the border between Finland and Sweden. With the design phase now under way, the building is scheduled to be completed in 2016.  Some days ago Gunhild Stensmyr, the commissioner  of the future Konsthall, visited the OOPEAA office in Seinäjoki to brainstorm with the architects about the project and to earnestly kick off the first phase of the design process The meeting […]

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Oct
28

What´s next?

posted on October 28th 2014 in News with 0 Comments

Please join us at the Open Discussion:RE-CREATION – THE RESILIENCE OF ARCHITECTUREWHAT’S NEXT? The discussion will be held in Venice on Wednesday October 29, 2014 1 pm–2 pm at the Alvar Aalto Pavilion of Finland, Giardini di Castello.

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Sep
25

Forum HolzBau – Nordic Wood / Trondheim

posted on September 25th 2014 in News with 0 Comments

In these days in Trondheim (NO) technologies and potential in wood construction are discussed at the Forum HolzBau / Nordic Wood, the Nordic Wood Building Conference (24-26 Sept 2014). Entitled “Wood Future”, the event aims at discussing how traditional knowledge and natural resources can be turned into keys for future building, using wood structures to shape the future, sustainable city. The construction sector is a major operator on the world economic stage. As its importance is growing, so are its challenges, particularly the increasing demand for material and energy efficiency, as well as the need to reduce building costs. Professionals […]

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Sep
18

kärsämäki church

posted on September 18th 2014 in News with 0 Comments

Kärsämäki Church was completed ten years ago with handicraft methods and traditional materials creating a contemporary and at the same time timeless building.

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Sep
11

Materiality and the Magic of Light

posted on September 11th 2014 in News with 0 Comments

The exhibition “Lichtzauber und Materialität / Materiality and the Magic of Light” is opening on Saturday 13th September at the Deutsche Gesellschaft für christliche Kunst Galerie in Munich.

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Aug
05

House Riihi on Dezeen

posted on August 5th 2014 in News with 0 Comments

Dezeen, the internationally renown platform for design and architecture, has just  published House Riihi. You can read the full story here.  

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