15th International Architecture Exhibition - La Biennale di Venezia, Finnish Pavilion at La Biennale di Venezia, Finland Pavilion by Marco Steinberg, architecture about asylum seekers, From Border to Home pavilion

Curated by Marco Steinberg, the Finnish Pavilion takes on a simple and pragmatic boxy shape painted with a blue-white color scheme reminiscent of the country’s flag colors. The pavilion opened its doors last week with conversations that delved into current issues, housing solutions, and pathways to integration.

15th International Architecture Exhibition - La Biennale di Venezia, Finnish Pavilion at La Biennale di Venezia, Finland Pavilion by Marco Steinberg, architecture about asylum seekers, From Border to Home pavilion

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“Today, Europe’s challenge is less about building new cities than about transforming existing ones to create a more balanced and inclusive society,” said Steinberg. “In this context, architecture must regain its capacity to shape not just the design of buildings, but also the design of social solutions. By combining these two capacities, architecture can help crystallize the principles of better housing.” The Finnish Pavilion’s competition exhibition will be supported by a series of events held throughout the Biennale.

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