Monthly Archives: July 2013

Back to the Futuro!

My two year-old declared one day that he wants go to Futuro. I was amazed as we visited this flying saucer like building from 1968 last summer, when he hadn’t even turned two yet. But after a short discussion on

Back to the Futuro!

My two year-old declared one day that he wants go to Futuro. I was amazed as we visited this flying saucer like building from 1968 last summer, when he hadn’t even turned two yet. But after a short discussion on

Finnish cottage life

Tervetuloa – Welcome to a Finnish summer cottage; to a simple life in the countryside without running water. Our summer cottage, mökki in Finnish, is over 50 years old, a traditional small log house accompanied by a separate sauna building located

Finnish cottage life

Tervetuloa – Welcome to a Finnish summer cottage; to a simple life in the countryside without running water. Our summer cottage, mökki in Finnish, is over 50 years old, a traditional small log house accompanied by a separate sauna building located

Tall Ships Races bring beauty to Helsinki

A couple of days ago over a hundred sailing ships arrived to Helsinki. This time they arrived for a race, not to bombard like in 1855. The Hietaniemi shipyard and harbour area has never looked as lovely and lively as

Tall Ships Races bring beauty to Helsinki

A couple of days ago over a hundred sailing ships arrived to Helsinki. This time they arrived for a race, not to bombard like in 1855. The Hietaniemi shipyard and harbour area has never looked as lovely and lively as

Alvar Aalto’s furnitures last for the 2ndCycle

Finnish architect and designer Alvar Aalto (1989–1976) died almost 40 years ago, but his heritage is still very much alive. This year Aalto’s world famous stool 60 turned 80 years and Alvar Aalto museum at Jyväskylä celebrates the anniversary with Stool

Alvar Aalto’s furnitures last for the 2ndCycle

Finnish architect and designer Alvar Aalto (1989–1976) died almost 40 years ago, but his heritage is still very much alive. This year Aalto’s world famous stool 60 turned 80 years and Alvar Aalto museum at Jyväskylä celebrates the anniversary with Stool

Urban culture at Kalasatama

Abandoned old harbour are in the center of Helsinki called Kalasatama (in English “fish harbour”) is the cradle for new urban culture in Helsinki. The area houses an urban garden supervised by an association called Dodo, that offers the gardening

Urban culture at Kalasatama

Abandoned old harbour are in the center of Helsinki called Kalasatama (in English “fish harbour”) is the cradle for new urban culture in Helsinki. The area houses an urban garden supervised by an association called Dodo, that offers the gardening