Gallery: Temporary Wooden Pavilion is a Day-Lit Meeting and Event Space...

This year, Helsinki celebrates its status as the World Design Capital. For the event, a group of Alto University students have designed a wooden pavilion which, along with the Design Museum and the Museum of Finnish Architecture, will be the heart of the city until the end of the Design Capital celebration in September. The Pavilion’s wooden architecture is based on Pyry-Pekka Kantonen’s winning design that was selected last spring. According to the jury members, the new pavilion is “a relaxed, human-oriented ‘living room in a city’, which encourages participation.”

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