Finlandia Hall, Mannerheimintie 13, Helsinki: rear elevation

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RIBApix ref no RIBA45541
Architect/DesignerAalto, Alvar (1898-1976)
Artist/PhotographerElwall, Robert (1953-2012)
CountryFinland
CityHelsinki
Subject Date1971
Image Date2009
ViewExterior
StyleModern Movement
MediumDigital image
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit Robert Elwall / 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