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Museum of Finnish Architecture - Guided Tour!

Hosted by the Consul of the Helsinki Museums and Exhibitions Group
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Took place 2 months ago
Sat 10 Aug 12:45 - 15:00

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DECADES OF FINNISH ARCHITECTURE Protected content
The exhibition explores the history of building in the 20th century against a background of Finnish society, taking into account economic, political and technological developments. These factors have always influenced not only the volume of building but also the architectural shapes. Phenomena connected with construction are viewed from a broad perspective, and from larger to smaller; from urban planning to façade materials and interior decoration.

UUR-MERIJOKI MANOR – THE JEWEL OF FINNISH ART NOUVEAU
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Suur-Merijoki Manor in Viipuri Province was a Finnish Art Nouveau masterpiece, a ‘total work of art’ that became one the most famous Finnish homes of its era. The exhibition reawakens the former glory of the perished manor designed by the young architect trio Herman Gesellius Protected content , Armas Lindgren Protected content and Eliel Saarinen Protected content .

Open guided tours on Saturdays
Guided tour in English: June–August every Saturday at 1 pm + every first Friday of the month at 4.30 pm