Posts in the Category: News

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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Nov
20

Build beyond by Knauf / Paris

posted on November 20th 2014 in News with 0 Comments

Today at 18.00 in Centre Pompidou – Paris Anssi Lassila will be part of the event “Les Conversations – Build Beyond”, within the research program “Build Beyond by Knauf”.

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Nov
13

Puukuokka Block 1

posted on November 13th 2014 in News with 0 Comments

In the Jyväskylä suburb of Kuokkala, the first part of the Puukuokka Housing Block is nearing completion. Puukuokka 1, the first part of a complex to be composed of three wooden multi-story apartment buildings, is expected to be completed by the end of November 2014. It will be the first wooden apartment building of the height of 8 stories in Finland.

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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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