Crinkled fibre-cement panels clad the facade of this theatre extension by Finnish studio ALA Architects in the city of Kuopio, complementing the concrete exterior of the original 1960s building (+ slideshow). More »
The Vitra Design Museum in Weil am Rhein is hosting a major retrospective exhibition of work by late Finnish Modernist architect and designer Alvar Aalto, a year after Vitra's acquisition of Aalto's furniture company Artek (+ slideshow). More »
The Design Museum in Helsinki is hosting a retrospective of work by Ilmari Tapiovaara to raise the profile of the Finnish Modernist furniture and interior designer out from Alvar Aalto's shadow (+ slideshow). More »
In the freezing winter months this wooden sauna on a Finnish island can be towed like a sledge over a frozen lake to find the right spot for a plunge pool. More »
Dezeen Wire: the results of a study carried out by the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation on behalf of the City of Helsinki has revealed that it would be feasible to construct a new Guggenheim Museum in Finland.
The report proposes that the museum would be built on the waterfront and would have a stong focus on architecture and design, as well as art. More »
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