Category: Selected

Hamnbad Stockholm

The Hamnbad Stockholm is a floating pool to be built in Munkbrohamnen in downtown Stockholm. It is based on the competition winning Architectural Global Concept developed by OOPEAA for the Allas Sea Pool Family by Nordic Urban. The project is […]

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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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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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Seinäjoki Vision and Toolbox

The Vision and Toolbox for the Future Seinäjoki City Center provides a framework for developing Seinäjoki as a socially sustainable, active and green city with a human scale. An Urban Toolbox of architectural tools specifically designed for developing the city […]

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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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Taika kindergarten

The Taika Kindergarten building is carefully designed with the needs and the scale of children in mind in order to provide them an experiential and friendly space. Taika opened its doors to serve Seinäjoki families in January 2018, and it […]

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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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Allas Sea Pool

OOPEAA wins invited competition for a new global concept for an all-year-round floating sea pool for the Allas Sea Pool Family The Allas Sea Pool is a floating sea pool that is operational all year round. It offers an opportunity […]

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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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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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Ylivieska church

The competition The architecture competition for the new Ylivieska Church was organized by the Ylivieska parish and it was open to participants in Finland and the rest of the European Union. The assignment was to design a new church to […]

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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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Suvela Chapel

The Suvela neighborhood in Espoo is one of the most multicultural districts in the Helsinki metropolitan region. Roughly one third of the inhabitants are of foreign descent. Cultural diversity is both a rich potential and a challenge to the community. […]

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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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Arabiazza(s)

”A completed city would not be a living city. A continuously evolving process of change is a central part of the identity of urban life.” Arabiazza(s) offers a vision to redevelop the historic Arabia block into a new urban district. The proposal takes the rich temporal layers of the urban fabric in the continuously evolving process of change in the city […]

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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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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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Konsthall Tornedalen

The valley of the Torniojoki River draws the border between Finland and Sweden. In the village of Vitsaniemi, on the Swedish bank, Konsthall Tornedalen, a space for making and exhibiting art and a place for people to gather and come […]

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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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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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