Finlandia Hall, Mannerheimintie 13, Helsinki: the rear entrance looking towards the curved bays of the conference centre wing

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RIBApix ref no RIBA55315
Architect/DesignerAalto, Alvar (1898-1976)
Artist/PhotographerMedd, David (1917-2009)
CountryFinland
CityHelsinki
Subject Date1975
Image Date2004
ViewExterior
StyleModern Movement
Medium35mm Transparency
Library ReferenceMedd slides 16745
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit 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

windows, pilotis, cladding, concert halls, conference centres