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Helsinki Central Library — Helsinki, Finland

Posted in Built by Jack Wallace on February 25, 2020

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Building: Helsinki Central Library
Location: Helsinki, Finland
Completed: 2018
Area: 17,000 m²
Architects: ALA Architects
“Structural Design, Project Management and Construction, HVAC Design, Maintenance Book Coordination and Cooling Design”: Rambøll
Construction: YIT Construction Ltd

AE Interest: “The Central Library is an example of steel, concrete, wood and glass construction, which is highly energy efficient and it’s almost a zero energy building.”

“Two nearly 800 tons of steel arch supporting the frame of the building are over 100 meters long.”

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