29 Oct '14, 5am

A Whole Lot of Sustainable Spruce Clads This Striking Museum Addition in Finland

The narrow long building is located on a piece of land parallel to the axis between the existing house, the garden and the adjacent lake. The positioning of the new building frames a new plaza, while its curving roofline provides pleasant views from the manor. The façade is made from locally-sourced spruce laminated to form a structural framework surrounded by vertical mullions. Strips of twisted spruce are placed in between them to create a texture along the entire length of each façade.

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