Category: Urban

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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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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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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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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Asemaninto

Asemaninto – a gate to the city The basic urban structure of Seinäjoki is fascinatingly efficient. The train network brings people form near and far right into the middle of the developing city and the layout of the city offers […]

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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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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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Pruukinranta Housing Fair

The project was developed for the City of Seinäjoki to create a new residential area close to the Kyrkösjärvi lake in Seinäjoki. The area is rich in environmental features which OOPEAA´s design took well into consideration in all the phases […]

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