Gallery of AD Classics: Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art / Steven Holl Architects - 12
Image 12 of 14 from gallery of AD Classics: Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art / Steven Holl Architects. Photograph by Steven Holl Architects
AD Classics: Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art / Steven Holl Architects
Completed in 1998 in Helsinki, Finland. The very concept of an art gallery implies an inward focus. While the need to showcase the cultural treasures contained within is self-evident, the...
Top Summer Destinations: 16 Hot Spots - Helsinki, Finland Named the World Design Capital of 2012 (www.wdchelsinki2012.fi/en), Helsinki has a full roster of arts and design events planned for summer. From bold Marimekko fabrics to the distinct architecture of Alvar Aalto, modern Helsinki provides a vibrant and style-conscious backdrop to a year's worth of design competitions, lectures, and exhibits. Photo Caption: The Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art in Helsinki, Finland.
KIASMA Museum of Contemporary Art, Steven Holl | Helsinki | Finland | MIMOA
Kiasma lies in the heart of Helsinki at the foot of the Parliament building, with Saarinen's Helsinki Station on the eastside and Aalto's Finlandia Hall on the north. The concept intertwines the building's mass with the geometry of the city and landscape. An implicit cultural line curves to link the building to Finlandia Hall, similarly engaging a ‘natural line’ connecting the adjacent landscape and Töölo Bay. Asymmetrical in design, the museum is a slightly warped ‘gallery of rooms’. Curved…
Gallery of AD Classics: Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art / Steven Holl Architects - 6
Image 6 of 14 from gallery of AD Classics: Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art / Steven Holl Architects. Photograph by Petri Virtanen
Steven Holl Architect | Biography, Buildings, Projects and Facts
Steven Holl biography - Steven Holl is a renowned American architect, best known for his artistic designs influenced by contemporary theories of phenomenology. He believes that