Posts Tagged with: oopeaa

May
26

OOPEAA wins Spotlight Prize 2017

posted on May 26th 2017 in News with 0 Comments

The ninth annual Spotlight Prize will be awarded to OOPEAA. Founder and Director Anssi Lassila will visit Houston on Wednesday, September 6, 2017 to accept the prize and give a lecture at The MATCH, Houston, at 7 p.m. Admission is free and open to the public. Spotlight: The Rice Design Alliance (RDA) Prize celebrates the work of emerging architects from the U.S. and elsewhere in the world. This award highlights the work of exceptionally gifted architects at an early stage in their professional careers. The RDA Spotlight committee convenes annually to consider local, national, and international architects who demonstrate design […]

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May
17

Tours in Suvela Chapel and Lonna sauna during OpenHouse Helsinki

posted on May 17th 2017 in News with 0 Comments

Lonna Sauna in the Helsinki archipelago and Suvela Chapel in Espoo are open for visitors during the OpenHouse Helsinki events on May 19th and 20th. Welcome! Suvela Chapel tour Friday, May 19, 2017, 14:00 Address: Kistintie 24, Espoo Meeting point: main entrance of the Chapel The tour will be in English Lonna Sauna tour Saturday, May 20, 2017, 12:00 Address: Lonnan saari, Helsinki Meeting point: at the Lonna dock at 11:30 The island of Lonna can be reached on a waterbus operated by JT-Line. The tour starts at the JT-Line dock (Cholera Basin) at the Market Square at 11:30. The […]

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May
10

Lonna Sauna will officially open to the public next week

posted on May 10th 2017 in News with 0 Comments

The Lonna Sauna by Anssi Lassila / OOPEAA will officially open to the public next week. We are happy to welcome the summer with the opening of the Lonna Sauna to the public. We invite you to enjoy the special bathing experience offered by the wood heated sauna in the Finnish archipelago just in front of the Helsinki Market Square. The Lonna Sauna will be open daily 14-19 throughout the summer starting on May 16,2017. The Lonna island is accessible by a waterbus by JT Lines from the Cholera Basin on the Helsinki Market Square (see waterbus schedule here). A […]

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Apr
24

Anssi Lassila is lecturing in Oslo

posted on April 24th 2017 in News with 0 Comments

Anssi Lassila A Nordic Perspective on Architecture Thursday, April 27 at 18:00 Oslo Arkitektforening Josefine gate 34, Oslo – Anssi Lassila of OOPEAA and Konrad Milton of Jägnefält Milton will be lecturing at the Oslo Architects Association (OAF) in their lecture series on the present and future of the Nordic perspective on architecture. Anssi Lassila will be providing a Finnish perspective on the topic while Konrad Milton will offer a Swedish one. They will each talk about the ways in which the Nordic tradition gets reinterpreted and transformed into a contemporary expression in their architecture. The parallel presentation of the work OOPEAA and Jägnefält […]

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Apr
19

OOPEAA is part of the Finnish Olympic Design Group designing a proposal for the Winter Olympics in China in 2022

posted on April 19th 2017 in News with 0 Comments

The Finnish Olympic Design Group is among the five finalists competing for the task of designing the Nordic Sports Park for the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing, China. The group is composed of six Finnish architecture and engineering offices along with sports experts from Finland. The final decision on the winning proposal will be announced in May this year. The plan develops a proposal for a Nordic venue cluster that provides facilities for ski jumping, cross-country skiing and biathlon in three separate centers. It is located in the Valley of Shu Hua, a site with a unique cultural history and […]

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Feb
10

Anssi Lassila giving a lecture at the annual Bryggman Seminar today

posted on February 10th 2017 in News with 0 Comments

Bryggman Seminar The Architecture of Churches February 10 – 11, 2017 Friday, February 10, 2017 Seminar 10 – 17 The Swedish Parish House Aurakatu 18, Turku Saturday, February 11, 2017 Excursion 10 – 16 to look at church architecture in Turku Lecture by Anssi Lassila Friday, February 10, 2017 at 15.30 – 17 “Four Churches, Four Tales” Anssi Lassila will be giving a lecture under the title “Four Churches, Four Tales” at the annual Bryggman Seminar in Turku on February 10. Resonating with the work of Erik Bryggman, the theme of the seminar focuses on the architecture of churches in […]

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Dec
15

Puukuokka One, Suvela Chapel and Periscope Tower by OOPEAA nominated for the Mies van der Rohe Award 2017

posted on December 15th 2016 in News with 0 Comments

Puukuokka One, Suvela Chapel and Periscope Tower by OOPEAA nominated for the Mies van der Rohe Award 2017 We are happy to announce that three buildings designed by OOPEAA have been nominated amongst the projects for the European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award 2017. 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. (a hyperlink to Mies Foundation here? Kärsämäki Church and Kuokkala Church were selected as shortlisted projects respectively in 2005 and 2011, […]

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Dec
12

Suvela Chapel receives honorary mention in the HURRAA Awards in Espoo

posted on December 12th 2016 in News with 0 Comments

OOPEAA’s Suvela Chapel receives an honorary mention in the annual HURRAA Awards in Espoo The Building Board and the Building Department in Espoo have awarded the Suvela Chapel with an honorary mention in the 2016 HURRAY Awards. – The HURRAA award is a recognition for a notably successfully realized and meaningful action that has a significant impact on the built environment. The award is given out annually. It was established in 2014 and will be given out for the third time this year. The HURRAA awards were given in a ceremony on December 9 at 13:00. The ceremony took place at the Espoo […]

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Nov
07

ANSSI LASSILA of OOPEAA is lecturing at the Wood Architecture Days in Tallin and in Helsinki

posted on November 7th 2016 in News with 0 Comments

INTERNATIONAL WOOD ARCHITECTURE CONFERENCE WOOD – NATURE’S KEY TO A BETTER LIVING ENVIRONMENT November 9 – 10, 2016 Kultuurikatel, Black Box Põhja puiestee 27a Tallin, Estonia Lecture by Anssi Lassila Wood in Architecture: From Handcrafted Methods to Prefabricated Materials November 9, 2016 At 16:30 hours – NATIONAL WOOD ARCHITECTURE DAY November 10, 2016 Wanha Satama Pikku Satamakatu 3-5 Helsinki, Finland Lecture by Anssi Lassila New Wood Architecture OOPEAA: Recent Projects in Wood: Periscope Tower, Suvela Chapel, Pihapetäjä Apartments in Joensuu, and others November 10, 2016 At 9:00 hours in Hall A INTERNATIONAL WOOD ARCHITECTURE CONFERENCE / TALLIN Wood Architecture Conference […]

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Oct
17

ANSSI LASSILA of OOPEAA lecturing at Egurtek International Forum – Bilbao

posted on October 17th 2016 in News with 0 Comments

Anssi Lassila of OOPEAA is lecturing at the Egurtek International Forum of Architecture and Construction in Wood in Bilbao Egurtek International Forum of Architecture and Construction in Wood – 6th Edition Bilbao Exhibition Centre – Conventions October 20th – 21st, 2016 • Thursday, 20 October from 10:00 to 18:00  • Friday, October 21 / from 10:00 to 14:00 – Lecture by Anssi Lassila “Wood and Modularity in Architecture Today” October 20, 2016 / at 16:15  Anssi Lassila of OOPEAA has been invited to give a lecture at the 6th Egurtek International Forum of Architecture and Construction in Wood in Bilbao. In is talk, […]

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