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

RIBApix ref no RIBA108426
Architect/DesignerAalto, Alvar (1898-1976)
Artist/PhotographerBenton, Tim
CountryFinland
CityHelsinki
Subject Date1975
Image Date1990
ViewExterior
StyleModern Movement
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceBenton 90-03-15-09
OrientationPortrait
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