MUSEUM OF FINNISH ARCHITECTURE

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Exhibitions at the Museum

SUOMI SEVEN. EMERGING ARCHITECTS FROM FINLAND

24.3.2015 - 17.5.2015

The exhibition presents the work of young, up-and-coming architects from seven Finnish architectural offices. Despite their young age, these new-generation architects in their thirties and forties have already built up an internationally noteworthy portfolio. The exhibition highlights their fresh approaches to topical issues in architecture, looking at projects they have already completed as well as providing a glimpse of new, upcoming projects they are currently working on. Read more »


THE FINNISH ROWHOUSE FROM WORKING-CLASS HOUSING TO MIDDLE-CLASS DREAM

15.4.2015 - 17.5.2015

This exhibition curated by Professor Riitta Nikula takes us on a journey back in time looking at the history of the Finnish rowhouse. The exhibition provides an historical overview of Finnish housing policy, urban planning and architecture from 1900 to 1960. Read more »


DECADES OF FINNISH ARCHITECTURE 1900–1970

permanent exhibition

The exhibition takes its visitors on a journey into the Finnish architecture of the 20th century. Different features, technical solutions, materials and interior design are followed from decade to decade; from National Romanticism to Classicism and Functionalism, through the Modernism that created the country’s international reputation to the architecture of the 1970's. Read more »

AN UNDERGRADUATE EXHIBITION: KAISA LIBRARY IN USE

(17.4.2015 - 17.5.2015)

This video journey through Kaisa House presents user perspectives on Helsinki University’s Main Library designed by Anttinen-Oiva Architects. The exhibition was produced by two architecture undergraduates from Aalto University, Antti Auvinen and Marja Rautaharju. The exhibition forms part of an ongoing collaboration between architecture undergraduates and the Museum of Finnish Architecture. Read more »

What's on

  • Difference and Repetition: A Roundtable on Architecture, Society, and Competition

    Sun Apr 26, 11 am

    Troy Conrad Therrien, Curator of Architecture and Digital Initiatives at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum and curator of Guggenheim Helsinki Now, and Juulia Kauste, Director of the Museum of Finnish Architecture will moderate a roundtable discussion about the function of competitions in contemporary architecture and the role of architects in society. Read more »


  • UPCOMING EXHIBITIONS: DOWN THE STAIR TO A SHADY GROVE. Dialogues between Finnish garden art and architecture

    May 27–August 23, 2015

    The Museum of Finnish Architecture will dedicate the coming summer to gardens and their power to articulate mood and space. Down the stair to a shady grove presents Finnish gardens from the 18th century to the present day, highlighting the subtle interplay that exists between architecture, gardens and the natural landscape. Read more »


  • REVIEW OF FINNISH ARCHITECTURE 2016 – Nominate your favourite project!

    Summer 2016 will mark the seventh biennial review of Finnish architecture showcasing a jury-selected line-up of top recent achievement in Finnish architecture. Whether you are an architect or simply interested in architecture, we invite your nominations. Kindly send in your nominations by May 29, 2015.

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