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Anssi Lassila lecturing at the Fay Jones School of Architecture on September 11, 2017

posted on September 11th 2017 in News with 0 Comments

Anssi Lassila will present a lecture at the Fay Jones School of Architecture in Fayetteville, Arkansas as part of the Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design lecture series. Anssi Lassila Scale, Light and Material Monday, September 11, at 4:30 pm Ken and Linda Sue Shollmier Hall Room 250 of Vol Walker Hall University of Arkansas campus Fayetteville, Arkansas In his lecture, titled “Scale, Light and Material,” Lassila will present several works by his office, from his first project, the Kärsämäki Shingle Church, to some of the most recent ones, as a way of demonstrating how the aspects of scale, […]

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OOPEAA to receive the Spotlight Prize 2017

posted on September 6th 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 pm. 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. This year the Board of Directors of the Rice Design Alliance unanimously selected OOPEAA as the 2017 Spotlight Award recipient in full recognition […]

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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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Periscope Tower and Suvela Chapel among winners of the American Architecture Prize 2016

posted on October 5th 2016 in News with 0 Comments

The American Architecture Prize honors designs in the disciplines of architecture, interior design, and landscape architecture with the goal of advancing the appreciation of architecture worldwide. Each submitted design was evaluated by the esteemed AAP Jury on its own merit based on form, function, and innovation. Winning projects were given titles of platinum, gold, silver, or bronze levels, along with honorable mentions from many distinguished submissions. The Periscope Tower by Anssi Lassila / OOPEAA was awarded silver in the category of Heritage Architecture. To review the entry, click here.   The Suvela Chapel by Anssi Lassila / OOPEAA was awarded bronze […]

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