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Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art – Helsinki, Finland

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Building: Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art
Location: Helsinki, Finland
Status: Completed, May 1998
Architect: Steven Holl Architects
Project Mgmt: National Board of Public Building (Design), Helsinki Public Works Dept (Construction)
Glass consultant: Engineering Office Aulis Bertin, Ltd
Structural engineer: Insinööritoimisto OY Matti Ollila & Co.
HVAC engineer: Insinööritoimisto Olof Granlund OY
Mechanical engineer: Ove Arup

Awards: National AIA Design Award, USA, 1998

AE Interests: geometric shape reflected by the city, use of metal/glass to connect with the land, natural light, shifting interior light patterns, scratch coat plaster surfaces, refracting skylights

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Written by Sophia Kim

August 31, 2009 at 2:59 pm

Posted in Built

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