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Vuotalo Cultural Centre – Helsinki, Finland

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Building: Vuotalo Cultural Centre
Location: Helsinki, Finland
Completion Date: 2000
Architect: Heikkinen – Komonen Architects

AE Interests: all activities of the building are visible through the 2-storey glazed
main facade, the opposite side is covered with stainless steel chain-link conveyor belt
which make it appear like scales of a salmon, has half-circle plan shape with two glass-
covered “canyons” sliced in to permit natural light to enter

Written by David Morales

January 28, 2010 at 1:04 am

Posted in Built

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