Amos Rex is a new landmark in Helsinki

The new art museum Amos Rex opens its doors in downtown Helsinki after the construction work, which took two and a half years to complete. The museum partially located underground was designed by JKMM Architects. Read the story

A chapel on the island of Kemiö: “Here we have everything that we have always dreamed about”

Heikki and Kaija Siren’s sea chapel inspired a place for quiet that has everything a person needs. Read the story

The modern over-the-counter store in Helsinki

Alko, the Finnish retail seller of alcoholic beverages, had its Töölöntori store in Helsinki renovated in 1930s style as part of the company’s 85th anniversary celebrations. The unique nostalgia store was designed by design agency Kuudes. Read the story

Alvar Aalto and the colors of the Paimio Sanatorium

The Paimio Sanatorium is considered to be one of Alvar Aalto’s most important works. The functionalist building was built as a tuberculosis sanatorium. It is situated in the middle of a beautiful pine forest and is an impressive site up to this day. Read the story

The enchanting Casa Vicens

The Casa Vicens in Barcelona, designed by Antoni Gaudí, dazzles with its spectrum of colors and detail. After being a private residence for more than 130 years, the UNESCO World Heritage Site has, after an extensive restoration, been opened to the public. Read the story

The most beautiful house on the island

The modern summer villa in the Stockholm archipelago has been designed with nature in mind. Read the story