The Finlandia Prize for Architecture 2017 was awarded for the overhaul of the Harald Herlin Learning Centre, which was originally designed by the Finnish modernist architect Alvar Aalto, along with several other buildings on the campus.
OOPEAA has won the 2015 Finlandia Prize for Architecture with Puukuokka – the tallest wooden apartment block in Finland and one of the first high-rise examples of prefabricated cross-laminated timber construction in the world. More
The Finnish Association of Architects has revealed the five buildings competing for the second Finlandia Prize for Architecture, including a pre-weathered steel arts centre, a timber-framed apartment block and a waterside housing complex (+ slideshow). More
Elliptical openings create huge lightwells through the seven storeys of the Helsinki University Library by Anttinen Oiva Architects – another runner up from the first Finlandia Prize for Architecture (+ slideshow). More
This cavernous copper-clad library was designed by JKMM Architects for Alvar Aalto's historic Seinäjoki civic centre, and was one of three runners up from the first Finlandia Prize for Architecture (+ slideshow). More