Finlandia Prize for Architecture 2015 Finally Announced

The Finnish Association of Architects has revealed the five best architectural buildings competing for the second Finlandia Prize for Architecture, which recognizes the best new buildings either in Finland or by a Finnish architect. This year’s list includes Puukuokka apartment building by OOPEAA,  Kangasala Arts Centre by Heikkinen-Komonen Architects, OP Financial Group Headquarters by JKMM Architects, Merenkulkijanranta residential block by NRT Architects and Opinmäki School by Arkkitehtitoimisto Esa Ruskeepää Oy. Take a look at the nominated projects:

1) OP Financial Group Headquarters by JKMM Architects

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2) Opinmäki School by Arkkitehtitoimisto Esa Ruskeepää Oy

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3) Puukuokka Apartment Building by OOPEAA 

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4) Merenkulkijanranta residential block by NRT Architectsfinlandia-prize-for-architecture-2015-finally-announced00004  Finlandia Prize for Architecture 2015 Finally Announced finlandia prize for architecture 2015 finally announced00004

5) Kangasala Arts Centre by Heikkinen-Komonen Architectsfinlandia-prize-for-architecture-2015-finally-announced00005  Finlandia Prize for Architecture 2015 Finally Announced finlandia prize for architecture 2015 finally announced00005

The winner will be revealed on 23 September, in a ceremony at the Media Centre Lume in Helsinki by judge Kaija Saariaho, a finnish composer chosen by the organizers.