Posts in the Category: News

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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Jan
22

Lonna Sauna

posted on January 22nd 2015 in News with 0 Comments

The OOPEAA team is thrilled to be working on a new project for a public sauna to be located on the small Lonna island, between the “Kauppatori” Market Square in the heart of downtown Helsinki and the Suomenlinna fortress, one of the Unesco world heritage sites. The new building is commissioned by the Governing Body of Suomenlinna.

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Dec
03

Puukuokka Block 1 ready

posted on December 3rd 2014 in News with 0 Comments

OOPEAA is happy to announce that the first block of the Puukuokka Housing complex is ready! This week the residents will start moving in into their brand new apartments.

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Nov
27

Puupalkinto / Puupäivä

posted on November 27th 2014 in News with 0 Comments

We are proud to announce that House Riihi by OOPEAA was shortlisted as nominee in the WoodPrize / Puupalkinto 2014, organized by Woodinfo / Puuinfo Finland since 1994. The prize will be assigned today, 27th November, during the happenings of Puupäivä, the Finnish “day of wood”. Organized in Helsinki by Puuinfo.fi, Puupäiva is one of the main events for the wood industry, bringing together firms, producers, builders and designers interested in wood products and technology. On the occasion, Anssi Lassila and the other finalists will introduce their offices and practices. The happening for the Wood Prize will take place in Wanha Satama, Helsinki, starting at 16.30. […]

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Nov
24

House Riihi / Mies Prize nominee

posted on November 24th 2014 in News with 0 Comments

We are happy to announce that House Riihi has been nominated amongst the projects for the European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award 2015. Launched in 1987, the European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award is one of the most prestigious acknowledgments for European architects. Funded by the EU Cultural Programme and the Fundacio Mies van der Rohe (FMvdR) – Barcelona, the biannual prize gives credit to professionals who are developing the architectural practice through new ideas and technologies, to build better spaces and cities. Kärsämäki Church and Kuokkala Church […]

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