Architecture / Turku & Varsinais-Suomi, Finland

Consists mostly of examples in functionalism, national romantic functionalism, brutalism & modernism in the city of Turku and the surrounding Varsinais-Suomi ("Finland proper") region.
Michael's church, Turku, Finland; - designed by Lars Sonck and is one of the most popular wedding churches in Turku being able to seat 1,800 people. When Sonck won the competition for the church in 1894, he was only a 23-year old architectural student. *** http://fi.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lars_Sonck *** http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lars_Sonck

Michael's church, Turku, Finland; - designed by Lars Sonck and is one of the most popular wedding churches in Turku being able to seat 1,800 people. When Sonck won the competition for the church in 1894, he was only a 23-year old architectural student. *** http://fi.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lars_Sonck *** http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lars_Sonck

Hesburger Turun linja-autoasemalla (Jägerroos 1940). Rakennus valmistui alunperin Esson piirikonttoriksi ja huoltamoksi  -- (via  Arja Hoel  http://www.pinterest.com/pin/523332419169955649/ )  | Turku bus station and Hesburger, Turku, Finland.

Hesburger Turun linja-autoasemalla (Jägerroos 1940). Rakennus valmistui alunperin Esson piirikonttoriksi ja huoltamoksi -- (via Arja Hoel http://www.pinterest.com/pin/523332419169955649/ ) | Turku bus station and Hesburger, Turku, Finland.

Bus Station, ca.1940s-50s, © Jyrki Längman

Bus Station, ca.1940s-50s, © Jyrki Längman

https://flic.kr/p/JZyZT7 | By the river Aura - 06 | Hotel Marina Palace, designed by architects Jaakko & Unto Rantanen, built 1973-1974.

https://flic.kr/p/JZyZT7 | By the river Aura - 06 | Hotel Marina Palace, designed by architects Jaakko & Unto Rantanen, built 1973-1974.

https://flic.kr/p/aUc3ia | Livin' in a box | Ylioppilaskylä, Turku, Finland.  Shot with Olympus PEN E-PL1 + Auto Albinar Special MC 2,8 / 135 mm M42 (using adapter).

https://flic.kr/p/aUc3ia | Livin' in a box | Ylioppilaskylä, Turku, Finland. Shot with Olympus PEN E-PL1 + Auto Albinar Special MC 2,8 / 135 mm M42 (using adapter).

https://flic.kr/p/px5UFY | 21.12.2014   Sunnuntaiaamu Sundaymorning    Turku Åbo Finland | WP_20141221_09_20_01_ev0_Pro__highres_HDR-1

https://flic.kr/p/px5UFY | 21.12.2014 Sunnuntaiaamu Sundaymorning Turku Åbo Finland | WP_20141221_09_20_01_ev0_Pro__highres_HDR-1

Bus Station, Aninkaistenkatu, Turku

Bus Station, Aninkaistenkatu, Turku

Kela/Fpa office, Eerikinkatu, Turku, 2014

Kela/Fpa office, Eerikinkatu, Turku, 2014

https://flic.kr/p/JZyYVL | By the river Aura - 05 | As Oy Läntinen Rantakatu 21, designed by architect Eric Bryggman, built 1948-1951.

https://flic.kr/p/JZyYVL | By the river Aura - 05 | As Oy Läntinen Rantakatu 21, designed by architect Eric Bryggman, built 1948-1951.

https://flic.kr/p/JZyZ91 | By the river Aura - 04 | As Oy Läntinen Rantakatu 21, designed by architect Eric Bryggman, built 1948-1951.

https://flic.kr/p/JZyZ91 | By the river Aura - 04 | As Oy Läntinen Rantakatu 21, designed by architect Eric Bryggman, built 1948-1951.

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