Aarno Ruusuvuori. Structure is the Key to Beauty
Works and writings by an architect (1925–1992) especially known for his reinforced concrete buildings of the 1960s. A part in the series 5 Masters of the North.
Architect Aarne Ervi
Explore architect Aarne Ervi and his versatile architecture. The book includes 15 articles that shed light on Ervi’s architecture from a variety of angles, a list of projects, and plentiful black-and-white and colour
illustrations. The book is in both Finnish and English.
Architecture and Cultural Values. 4th International Alvar Aalto Symposium
Report of the symposium held in 1988.
Architecture in the year zero. 8th International Alvar Aalto Symposium
Report of the symposium held in 2000.
Architecture of the Essential. 6th International Alvar Aalto Symposium
Report of the 6th Alvar Aalto Symposium held in 1994.
The first Architecture Speaks! Lecture took place in January 2016. The series, initiated by Associate Professor Jenni Reuter, has been hosted jointly by the Museum of Finnish Architecture and Aalto University. The present publication is a collation of reportages on the first 14 lectures.
Arkkitehtikolmikko Usko Nyström Albert Petrelius Vilho Penttilä
The book presents the work of Usko Nyström (1861–1925), Albert Petrelius (1865–1946) and Vilho Penttilä (1868–1918), a trio of architects renowned for their distinctive Jugendstil (Art Nouveau) stone buildings, which have had an enduring formative influence on the townscape of inner-city Helsinki.
Autiotuvista lomakaupunkeihin Lapin matkailun arkkitehtuurihistoria
Before next. Learning from Roots
The book presenting six small buildings designed by Finnish architects for western Africa was published in connection with the 8th International Architecture Exhibition in Venice in 2002.
Illustrations, formations, opinions.
New residential architecture in the Helsinki area
Cure and Care. Healing Spaces Then and Now
Published in conjuntion with the Cure and Care exhibition, this book looks at the evolution of Finnish hospital and health care architecture through architectural competitions arranged from the late 1800s through to the present day.
DOCOMOMO Denmark. Estonia. Finland. Norway. Sweden. Modern Baltic Heritage: Small Houses.
This publication gives an outline of the activities of several of the
DOCOMOMO working groups in the Nordic and Baltic Sea region. It also
presents some of the Modernist architecture of the region.
Down the Stairs to a Shady Grove. Dialogues between Finnish Garden Art and Architecture
Down the Stairs to a Shade Grove looks at Finnish buildings, gardens and landscapes from the 18th century to the present day, examining how these elements interact and balance each other out.
Eero Saarinen: Shaping the Future
This major study offers a new and wide-ranging look at the entire scope of Saarinen's career. It is the first book on Saarinen to incorporate significant research and materials from the newly available archives of his office, and includes the most complete portfolio of Saarinen's projects to date. Lavishly illustrated! Awarded: The Society of Architectural Historians Philip Johnson Award 2008, The Author's Club Sir Banister Fletcher Award 2007
Eero Saarinen: Shaping the Future - exhibition catalogue
Small exhibition cataloque on Eero Saarinen: Shaping the Future -exhibition.
Elsi Borg. Abacus 5
A presentation of one of the pioneering women architects in Finland (1893–1958). Texts in Finnish.
En Route! Architects' travel sketches
Finnish architect’s sketches and photographs from the 1830s to the present day.
En Route! Finnish architects' studies abroad
Descriptions of study-trips by Finnish architects over the past 200 years to Europe and beyod the ocean.
Erkki Huttunen 1901-1956. Arkkitehti. Abacus ajankohta 3
A presentation of the work of a Finnish functionalist (1901–1956).
Finnish Architecture 0607
An update of tomorrow's classics - the third biennial survey intended to make contemporary Finnish architecture known in Finland and internationally. The 25 projects selected by a jury of experts mainly represent housing, public building and urban design. The book also contains the jury's statement, four articles and catalogues of architectural events in 2006 and 2007.
Finnish Architecture 0809
Published in connection with a biennial exhibition, the book displays high-quality Finnish architecture from 2008 and 2009, and this time readers can even enjoy poetry. Judged from this book, current Finnish architecture does not lack colour.
Finnish Architecture 1900-2000
Finnish architecture of the whole 20th century as a chronologically proceeding story. This work presents numerous buildings of architectural significance against the background of general developments in architecture with reference to the works of over 200 architects. Most of the colour photographs of this richly illustrated work belong to the photographer Simo Rista's significant collection of transparencies.
Finnish Architecture 2010/2011
A visually inspiring introduction to the projects of the fifth biennial review of Finnish architecture and their architects. In addition to the traditional exhibition and catalogue, this year’s featured projects are also be presented on web and mobile platforms. Use the QR codes in the book to connect with the web!
Finnish Architecture 2016
Published in conjuction with a biennial exhibition, this book displays high-quality Finnish architecture from 2014 and 2015. The 2016 Biennial Review highlights projects that represent bold new thinking and experimental approaches in architecture.
Finnish Architecture Review 2018
Published in conjunction with a biennial exhibition, the Review 2018 showcases a selection of Finnish architectural projects from the second half of 2015 to the first half of 2017.
Finnish Architecture. Biennial Review 2014
Finnish Architecture. Biennial Review 2014 provides critical insights into current trends in Finnish architecture today, with each of the three jury 2014 members and four expert writers contributing their unique perspectives to current architectural discourse.
Museum of Finnish Architecture 7 March - 3 June 2018
Finland and China come together in this celebration of PES-Architects' 50th anniversary through their major domestic and international works.
Hilding Ekelund 1893-1984. Architect
Presentation of a central figure in Finnish architecture from the classicism of the 1920s to the late interpretations of modernism of the 1960s and 1970s.
Högna Sigurdardóttir-Anspach: Revealing the Social Content. Birting hins félagslega inntaks
Presentation of an Icelandic architect (born in 1929) working in Paris. A part in the series Five Masters of the North.
This book provides an overall picture of the most important collections and museums of architecture throughout the Baltic and the Nordic countries.
An extensive monograph of the Finnish architect Juha Leiviskä (born 1936), winner of the 1995 Carlsberg Prize for Architecture.
K2S ARCHITECTS. BEYOND THE WALL OF SOUND
Beyond the Wall of Sound is the first complete monograph of K2S Architects. Richly illustrated publication introduces projects of Mikko Summanen, Kimmo Lintula and Niko Sirola. In addition, the monograph contains interview with KS2 Architects and three essays.
Knud Holscher & KHR A/S: A Universal Aesthetic Experience. En altomfattende aestetiske oplevelse
Presentation of a Danish architect (born in 1930). A part in the series Five Masters of the North.
Light Houses: On The Common Ground
LIGHT HOUSES. Young Nordic Architecture Catalogue presents Nordic Light Houses exhibition curated for the Venice Biennale in summer 2012.
The catalogue presents inspired approaches in young Nordic architecture throught the works of 32 Finnish, Swedish and Norwegian architects or offices. It also highlights topical social and environmental themes, looking at the sobering economic constraints and diminishing environmental resources that challenge architects all over the world in their efforts to achieve maximum quality in their designs.
Project and practice descriptions: architects, Peter MacKeith and Juulia Kauste.
LINE, SPACE AND COLOR. Sakari Laitinen: constructions
Architect Sakari Laitinen was a also a skilfull artist. Line, Space and Color. Sakari Laitnen: Constructions
presents Laitnen's wonderful works that also reflect his career as an architect.
Martti Välikangas 1893-1973. Arkkitehti. Abacus ajankohta 4
A survey of an architect's (1893–1973) career spanning from the arly 1900s to the 50s. Texts in Finnish.
Matter and Mind in Architecture. 7th International Alvar Aalto Symposium
Report of the symposium held in 1997.
Modernity and Popular Culture. 3rd International Alvar Aalto Symposium
Report of the symposium held in 1985.
More Colourful, More Cheerful, More Sophisticated. Finnish Architecture in the Sixties
Museum of Finnish Architecture 1956-2006
The Museum of Finnish Architecture is one of the world¹s oldest museums specializing in architecture.
In honour of its five decades, the museum published a special anniversary book.
The output of the architect Oiva Kallio (1884-1964) presents an interesting cross-section of architecture in Finland in the first half of the 20th century.
OOPEAA Office for Peripheral Archtecture
A new monograph celebrating the work of Finnish architects
OOPEAA Office for Peripheral Architecture which has established itself as one of Finland’s leading architecture firms, one that is distinguished by a sensitivity to material and craftmanship.
P.E. Blomstedt 1900-1935. Abacus 6
A presentation of a remarkable functionalist who was also a polemic writer (1900–1935). Texts in Finnish.
Participation Tools. Activating Environmental Consciousness
How to offer people tools and media to evaluate architecture and urban enviroment. Projects by four European architectural institutions.
Peter Celsing: The Facade is the Meeting between Outside and Inside. Fasaden är mötet mellan ute och inne
Presentation of a Swedish architect (1920–74). A part in the series Five Masters of the North.
Shorelines. Residential areas by the water
A lively, readable account of the history, present and future of waterfront living in Finland. Spanning from the 1700s to the present day, the featured sites provide a rich sample of high-quality architecture and attractive residential settings praised by their inhabitants.
Store and Share. Museums and Libraries in Finland
Museums and libraries are important public buildings, which reflect the cultural conception of their time and provide a communal place for people to broaden their minds. Nowadays they are expected to possess both dignity and cosiness, both silence and stimulation, both enlightenment and entertainment.
Through eight designs – five new buildings, two renovations and one competition winner – as well as in three articles, this book discusses the function and meaning of places of memory in our modern society.
Suomi Seven. Emerging Architects from Finland
Suomi Seven. Emerging Architects from Finland introduces a full line-up of Finland´s most promising up-and coming architectural talents born in the 1970s and 80s.
The Art of Standards. Acanthus 1992
The book surveys early Finnish modernism, focussing on standardization and especially works by Alvar Aalto and Aulis Blomstedt.
The Place of Man. What is real? Acanthus 1995
Fragments of reality from diverse sources – the universe, the microcosmos of the human mind, aboriginal cultures.
Transformation – Towards a Sustainable Future
A visually inspiring and richly illustrated publication exploring the many dimensions of sustainable development and the power of architecture to address the challenges of sustainability. It examines sustainable architecture within a complex web of ecological,social and cultural perspectives.
Wuxi Grand Theatre
The Wuxi Grand Theatre, designed by the Finnish architectural firm PES.Architects and completed in 2012, has become an important cultural centre and landmark that supports the identity of the growing metropolis. It also opened the way for PES-Architects to the rest of the wave of new cultural building in China.
Yearbook 2 - Abacus
Based on a series of lectures entitled The Language of Architecture, given in 1980.
Yearbook 3 - Abacus
A collection of Finnish writings between 1816 and 1960 on architectural issues.