Category: Crafted

Villa Koivikko

The newly renovated Villa Koivikko is an excellent example of how new buildings can successfully be added to the context of a historically and architecturally valuable landmark. It creates something entirely new while simultaneously complementing the existing architecture and helping […]

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Puuhi Community Space

Puuhi is a space for meetings and shared activity for the people of Soini. It was born out of the initiative of the villagers and carried out through active engagement of the community of Soini. Kyläpääskyt, an association founded by […]

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Kontra

Seinäjoki is one of the fastest growing cities in Finland. Currently the city has about 62 000 inhabitants, the urban area about 150 000, and the region about 200 000 inhabitants. A new Central Square will create a focal point […]

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Lonna Sauna

The Lonna Sauna by Anssi Lassila / OOPEAA is a new a public sauna located on the small island of Lonna in the archipelago just in
 front of the city center of Helsinki. It is part of the historical continuum […]

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Periscope tower

The Periscope Tower is a giant wooden periscope structure that serves as an observation tower and engages the viewer in a dialogue with the landscape. With the help of a large mirror the Periscope Tower makes it possible for everyone […]

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Re-creation

Re-creation / The resilience of Architecture Originally commissioned for presentation at two international biennales of architecture, one in Shenzhen, China in 2013 and the other in Venice Italy in 2014, Re-Creation is a two-part installation based on a concept by […]

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Louisiana Pavilion

In 2012, OOPEAA, at the time operating under the name Lassila Hirvilammi Architects, was invited by the Lousiana Museum of Modern Art in Humlebæk, Denmark to create a commissioned installation for the New Nordic: Architecture and Identity exhibition (29 June […]

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Sauna Tonttu

The sauna, designed by Anssi Lassila, is located on top of a rock outcropping that rises 200 meters above sea level. It is reachable by a cornfield path leading to a sheltered terrace. This kind of a journey has traditionally […]

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Kärsämäki Shingle Church

The building of Kärsämäki Church answers the call of the local municipality, which in 1999 asked via open student competition to rebuild the original church of Kärsämäki parish, built in 1765, and later demolished in 1841. With no document witnessing […]

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