Posts Tagged with: wood

Jun
08

Re-Creation in Helsinki

posted on June 8th 2015 in News with 0 Comments

RE-CREATION. THE RESILIENCE OF ARCHITECTURE June 11 – September 13, 2015 This summer Helsinki’s Esplanade Park will play host to Re-Creation. The Resilience of Architecture, an installation by Anssi Lassila and his OOPEAA Office for Peripheral Architecture which debuted at the Shenzhen bi-city Biennale for Urbanism and Architecture and was shown at the Venice Biennale of Architecture in 2014. A varied programme of architecture-related events will be organized around the installation all through summer. The installation opening will take place on the Esplanadi Park in Helsinki, on June 10, at 18:00. Welcome! Visit the website of MFA for the official press […]

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May
18

Forum Perspective 2015 / Milan

posted on May 18th 2015 in News with 0 Comments

Milan, Italy is the location of Forum Perspective 2015 by The Plan on May 18-20, and OOPEAA is part of it. Started in 2010 under the curatorial organization of the Plan Magazine, the Forum is an annual event for networking and inspiration bringing together a wide range of practitioners, producers and investors involved in architecture, engineering and the building sector. In occasion of the Forum, The Plan will announce the winners of the The Plan Awards 2015. Anssi Lassila will be there to present recent works by OOPEAA in a keynote lecture amongst some of the most interesting contemporary architects. […]

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May
05

Venice Art Biennale 2015 / Finnish Pavilion

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The 56th La Biennale di Venezia 2015 opens its doors to the public on 9th May. OOPEAA has created the exhibition design for the presentation of the exhibition “Hours, Years, Aeons” by the artist duo IC-98 in the Alvar Aalto Pavilion of Finland at the 56th International Art Exhibition.

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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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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
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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