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Suvela Chapel and Kärsämäki Church by Anssi Lassila / OOPEAA among 12 buildings highlighted by CNN Style today

posted on November 29th 2017 in News with 0 Comments

The CNN Style section highlights twelve buildings that transformed cities around the world in its review of Phaidon’s newly published book Destination Architecture. The new book by Phaidon presents a selection of one thousand of the most compelling designs from this period, and the review by Matthew Whitehouse in the CNN Style section highlights twelve of them as some of the world’s most fascinating buildings. Two buildings designed by Anssi Lassila / OOPEAA are among the twelve: the Suvela Chapel and the Kärsämäki Church. Presenting examples from all around the world from nations as diverse as Mexico, Denmark, China and […]

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Suvela Chapel featured in Architectural Record

posted on January 16th 2017 in News with 0 Comments

The Suvela Chapel by OOPEAA is featured in the January issue of Architectural Record in an article written by Peter MacKeith, Dean and Professor of Architecture at the Fay Jones School of Architecture at the University of Arkansas.  Describing the approach of the OOPEAA to creating architecture MacKeith writes: “OOPEAA’s multiple commissions demonstrate a strong commitment to building well in the harsh Finnish climate, with distinct material quality, and within budgetary and other constraints. Copper was selected for its long, maintenance-free lifespan and its ability to clad an entire exterior, both walls and roof. … The eventual green patina over […]

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OOPEAA’s church designs featured in Designing Sacred Spaces by Sherin Wing

posted on October 28th 2015 in News with 0 Comments

Sherin Wing’s new book Designing Sacred Spaces is now released on Amazon, find the book in here  OOPEAA is featured as one of seven architecture offices whose designs for sacred spaces are presented in the book. The Kärsämäki Shingle Church, Klaukkala Church and the Kuokkala Church are among the 20 buildings showcased in Designing Sacred Spaces. The book covers buildings providing spaces for religious practice from churches, mosques, synagogues and temples, monasteries and retreats located in Europe, Asia and North America. Complementing the richly illustrated case studies the book contains essays on the cultural, historical and theoretical meaning and importance […]

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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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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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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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House L on Interior Design

posted on August 1st 2014 in News with 0 Comments

House L was featured in Interior Design Magazine, one of the most accomplished and reknown interior design magazines internationally. You can read the full article here.

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Oopeaa on Europaconcorsi

posted on July 30th 2014 in News with 0 Comments

Today we are featured in Europaconcorsi, one of the most popular and influential architecture web magazines internationally. We are in the main slideshow as you can see here.

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