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Contemporary Housing to Reinforce Finland's UNESCO World Heritage Fortress

14 days ago   |   By Arch Daily

Perspective view. Image Courtesy of Heikkinen & Kangasaho
When placed in a historic landscape, contemporary architecture requires a layered approach. It must often strike a respectful, vernacular tone, whilst embracing the innovative, functional hallmarks of a modern building. This balance has particular relevance at Suomenlinna Sea Fortress, located off the coast of Helsinki , Finland . Throughout its 300-year history, it was once occupied by the armies of Sweden , Russia and Finland - a rich history attracting UNESCO World Heritage status, and almost one million annual visitors. The site...
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