Category: Housing

Tikkurila Church and Housing

The Tikkurila Church is integrated in a city block containing an adjoining apartment building that offers social housing and student housing. All designed by OOPEAA as one complex, the Tikkurila Church, the Bethania Apartments, and the student housing form one […]

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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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Koota

KOOTA Wooden Housing Block for Porvoo West Bank   Koota is a new wooden housing block to be built in the West Bank of Porvoo, a small historical city with a significant heritage of wooden buildings from the 19th century. Located […]

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Puukuokka Housing Block

Completed in 2015, Puukuokka One was the first eight-story high wooden apartment building in Finland. It explores the potential of modular prefabricated CLT construction to meet the goal of providing high quality, environmentally responsible and affordable housing. The Puukuokka apartment […]

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Puukivistö

“Kolmen kerroksen väkeä”, Upstairs – Downstairs, Living Together on Three Levels, the proposal by OOPEAA and Lundén Architecture Company wins the design and build competition for an apartment block in the new district of wooden housing in Kivistö, Vantaa in […]

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Housing Northwest Arkansas

New solutions for attainable housing in Bentonville OOPEAA was selected and invited amongst other 25 offices from USA, Canada and Europe to participate to the Northwest Arkansas Initiative, led by the Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design and supported […]

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Risuviita

Risuviita offers a combination of social housing and special housing for people with autism spectrum Risuviita in the Kasperi neighborhood in Seinäjoki offers a combination of social housing and special housing for people with autism spectrum. Completed in the fall […]

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Suuruspää housing

Käpälä, the Paw, competition entry for the Suuruspää Area in Jyväskylä Landscape and Architecture The identity of area under design is characterized by its location by the Jyväsjärvi Lake in a site surrounded by a beautiful landscape with open views […]

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Pihapetäjä Housing in Joensuu

Completed in summer 2017, Pihapetäjä is the first wooden multi-story apartment building in Joensuu. It was commissioned by the Foundation for the Promotion of Karelian Culture as a response to their desire to build affordable rental housing of high quality […]

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Jätkäsaari Housing Block

The project is the development of the competition proposal that OOPEAA submitted in 2015 for an invited competition organized by Lakea Oy in collaboration with the City of Helsinki. The area is located in Jätkäsaari, a former industrial and harbor […]

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Puukuokka 1

Puukuokka is the first eight-story high wooden apartment building in Finland. The goal was to find a solution to utilize the technical and aesthetic qualities of CLT and to create a large-scale wooden building with a distinct architectonic expression of […]

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House Riihi

The building is located in Alajärvi, a small village in eastern Ostrobothnia in Finland, in a valley-like area next to a small island of forest on the side of a farm field. It was commissioned by a family of an […]

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House L

House L is a private home designed by the architect for his family on a farm that has been in the family for generations in Soini, Finland. The house was designed and completed in 2009-2010. It is used mainly as […]

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Kompassi Block

The building is located in the heart of Vaasa, a middle-sized city in the western Ostrobothnia. The design was selected through a plot allocation competition to replace a former army barrack on the site. The building reinvents the usual composition […]

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House Ulve

The house is located in the small town of Seinäjoki. The site is in the small-scale residential area of the old rural district, filled with 1950s houses. Aiming to coordinate visually and typologically with the urban environment, the building is […]

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