The picture collections are arranged alphabetically by names of architects, except for the oldest buildings, such as castles and medieval churches, which are arranged thematically. The Archive also has wide street views and aerial views. The museum is currently photographing art nouveau architecture
in Helsinki (Click to see a selection of photographs).
Photos and slides can be reproduced on order for publication, research and exhibition purposes. The copies are of high quality, and they are delivered in about a week. The Museum holds copyrights for the majority of the black-and-white photographs, while the rights for colour pictures are mainly held by photographers. Contacts to copyright holders are given at request. Pictures are also delivered by e-mail or on disk. Pricing varies according to respective use.
Contact person: Anna Autio, Archives, Images requests. Out of the office 9.7.-3.8. No orders delivered during this time.
tel. +358 45 7731 0478
The slide collection concerns Finnish architecture only. It is mainly arranged alphabetically by names of architects. Medieval castles and churches as well as vernacular architecture and townscapes are arranged thematically. Contemporary architecture is well represented. Slides are loaned without charge for two weeks for research and lecturing.