Posts in the Category: News

Jul
02

Do! Alvar Aalto Symposium 2015

posted on July 2nd 2015 in News with 0 Comments

You´re all welcome to take part in the next Alvar Aalto Symposium 2015, which will take place in Jyväskylä, 7.-9. August, 2015. – Alvar Aalto Symposium is an international forum for discussion on contemporary architecture. It is a triennial event that brings professionals from around the world together to engage in current topics in architecture. The symposium’s theme challenges the speakers and participants to examine architecture from the perspective of doing. The aim is to shed light on how architects envision what they do and how the process is shaped by the approach that they take to their work. The […]

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Jun
08

Re-Creation in Helsinki

posted on June 8th 2015 in News with 0 Comments

RE-CREATION. THE RESILIENCE OF ARCHITECTURE June 11 – September 13, 2015 This summer Helsinki’s Esplanade Park will play host to Re-Creation. The Resilience of Architecture, an installation by Anssi Lassila and his OOPEAA Office for Peripheral Architecture which debuted at the Shenzhen bi-city Biennale for Urbanism and Architecture and was shown at the Venice Biennale of Architecture in 2014. A varied programme of architecture-related events will be organized around the installation all through summer. The installation opening will take place on the Esplanadi Park in Helsinki, on June 10, at 18:00. Welcome! Visit the website of MFA for the official press […]

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May
18

Forum Perspective 2015 / Milan

posted on May 18th 2015 in News with 0 Comments

Milan, Italy is the location of Forum Perspective 2015 by The Plan on May 18-20, and OOPEAA is part of it. Started in 2010 under the curatorial organization of the Plan Magazine, the Forum is an annual event for networking and inspiration bringing together a wide range of practitioners, producers and investors involved in architecture, engineering and the building sector. In occasion of the Forum, The Plan will announce the winners of the The Plan Awards 2015. Anssi Lassila will be there to present recent works by OOPEAA in a keynote lecture amongst some of the most interesting contemporary architects. […]

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May
05

Venice Art Biennale 2015 / Finnish Pavilion

posted on May 5th 2015 in News with 0 Comments

The 56th La Biennale di Venezia 2015 opens its doors to the public on 9th May. OOPEAA has created the exhibition design for the presentation of the exhibition “Hours, Years, Aeons” by the artist duo IC-98 in the Alvar Aalto Pavilion of Finland at the 56th International Art Exhibition.

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Apr
27

Seinäjoki office goes to Frami

posted on April 27th 2015 in News with 0 Comments

The OOPEAA Seinäjoki office has moved. The Seinäjoki office has moved to Frami D, an office building designed by OOPEAA in 2007. It is a hub for innovative companies, start-ups and technology education. The site is well situated in Seinäjoki at a convenient distance from the railway station and the route 67 on the banks of Seinäjoki river. Our new address is: OOPEAA, Tiedekatu 2 FI-60320 Seinäjoki. Our Helsinki office continues to operate in the same location as before.

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Apr
22

Puukuokka shortlisted for The Plan Awards

posted on April 22nd 2015 in News with 0 Comments

OOPEAA is glad to announce that Puukuokka Housing Block project is shortlisted within the finalists for The Plan Awards 2015, in the Housing category. You can check the full list of shortlisted projects here: http://awards.theplan.it/index.php/shortlisted/shortlist

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Apr
15

Puukuokka Housing Block / new publications

posted on April 15th 2015 in News with 0 Comments

The first building in the Puukuokka Housing Block was just recently completed. Puukuokka is the first eight-story high wooden apartment building in Finland. Developed in collaboration with Lakea, it is an energy-efficient trio of multi-story wood-framed flats in the Jyväskylä suburb of Kuokkala, neighboring the Kuokkala Church, also designed by OOPEAA. We are glad to share with you some of the recent press coverage presenting Puukuokka.

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Mar
20

Suomi Seven at MFA

posted on March 20th 2015 in News with 0 Comments

Suomi Seven exhibition now comes to Helsinki at the Museum of Finnish Architecture! Exhibition opens on Monday, 23. March and ends on 5. May. Welcome!

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Feb
19

Lecture at Aalto University

posted on February 19th 2015 in News with 0 Comments

Today, Thursday 19th February, at Aalto University, Department of Architecture in Helsinki Anssi Lassila will hold a public lecture. OOPEAA office, background and projects will be presented at 15.15 in room H103. The lecture will be in English.  

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