E17 Portraits - paapuuri

Vaasa (FI) - Runner-up


Associates: Sampo Ojala (FI), Cláudia Antão (PT) – architects, Sara Lähdesmäki (FI), Milja Leinonen (FI), Rebecca Maresia (FI), Anna-Juulia Alaruikka (FI) – students in architecture

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"Hailing from Oulu, the theme and challenges within this particular competition resonate with us; the shared environment of a small coastal town and the essence of Finnish culture serve as central themes in our understanding. Transforming underused island parts or industrial waterfront areas into vibrant, inviting spaces is a familiar and prevalent endeavour."