Finlandia Hall, Mannerheimintie 13, Helsinki: detail of the conference centre wing

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RIBApix ref no RIBA108427
Architect/DesignerAalto, Alvar (1898-1976)
Artist/PhotographerBenton, Tim
Subject Date1975
Image Date1990
StyleModern Movement
Library ReferenceBenton 90-03-15-10
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Tim Benton / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: This is the only building in Alvar Aalto's plan for the centre of Helsinki (1961-1972) to have been completed. Commissioned by the City of Helsinki, the concert halls (Finlandia Hall and the smaller auditorium, Helsinki Hall) were completed in 1971 and the adjacent conference centre wing in 1975.

Subject tags

cladding, marble, concert halls, conference centres