Photos: Tuomas Uusheim.
As today is the first day of Lent it seems fitting that we should feature a church. The Kamppi Chapel of Silence designed by K2S Architects is located in a central and busy district of Helsinki. As an oasis it provides a warm enveloping space where worshippers can feel at one with God but also with nature in the heart of the city. Read more
Photos: Jussi Tiainen.
It is one thing to put a lift in your building and perhaps other features to improve its accessibility, but it is quite another thing to conceive a house that is seamlessly accessible throughout. This house designed by Olavi Koponen in 2009, is a rare thing: a house that was purpose designed for a man who has been confined to a wheelchair since a young age.
The house has many excellent qualities, but arguably its most successful characteristic is that there is no hint of compromise because its occupant happens to use a wheelchair. Read more