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JKMM Architects LtdFinland

The Turku Main Library is a functional, modern building in a medieval setting.Read more

Vesa Oiva, Anttinen Oiva Architects, FinlandFinland

The Helsinki University Main Library represents state-of-the-art library architecture. As the biggest university library in Finland, the Helsinki... Read more

JKMM ArchitectsFinland

The new main library of Seinäjoki was opened to public on the 20th of August 2012. The library was designed by JKMM Architects from Helsinki. The... Read more

Author: 
Tuula Haavisto

In Finland, the idea of function is realised in very different ways in libraries and museum buildings. Libraries have often been designed specifically for use as libraries. By contrast, museums are often housed in existing buildings, and understandably so. This is a significant difference in terms of the design and functionality of the buildings.

Architect office Hannu Jaakkola, Tapani KerttulaFinland

Municipal Library of Vihti, "Agricola", was built in the central location of Nummela in 1998. The building project was carried out in a modified... Read more

Ilmari Lahdelma, Architects Lahdelma & Mahlamäki, Juha Mäki-JylliläFinland

The purpose of library and information services is to promote equal access to education, literature and art, and to constant development of... Read more

Aarne von BoehmFinland

The Pakkala Learning and Information Centre consists of the International School of Vantaa, Day Care Centre, Pakkala Citizen’s Office and Point... Read more

Tero HarjunniemiFinland

The Ylöjärvi main library “Kite” was opened to the public in November 2002. The building is centrally located along the busy main street Kuruntie... Read more

Ilmari Lahdelma, Architects Lahdelma & MahlamäkiFinland

Lohja Main Library was completed 2005 and was opened to the public january 2006. Main Library is now a centre of public events and it is a... Read more

Nils-Erik StenmanFinland

Kokkola City Library provides a fundamental civic service available to everyone in close and daily cooperation with the University of Applied... Read more

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