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
2) Opinmäki School by Arkkitehtitoimisto Esa Ruskeepää Oy
3) Puukuokka Apartment Building by OOPEAA
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.