News: the Guggenheim is just one of a string of art institutions expanding internationally with new architecture projects. The Helsinki competition represents part of its plans to "stop being an exporting institution, and instead be a collaborative one," according to director Richard Armstrong (+ interview). 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 »
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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