VILLA MECKLIN, MUSTALUOTO, VELKUA, 2008. Huttunen Lipasti Pakkanen Arkkitehdit/Architects Photo © Marko Huttunen

Wooden It Be Nice

January 2015

Finnish architecture now
Finnish vernacular architecture naturally utilises wood as its source material. Despite government attempts to lure people into favouring the building of stone structures across the centuries, the use of timber has continued to dominate. Lately there has been much architectural innovation applied to new buildings that has substantially raised the status of the timber tradition to cutting edge. DAMN° speaks to the co-curator of the current exhibition on this very subject. **Read all in DAMnº48**