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Architecture Walking Tour: Modern Helsinki

Kasarmikatu 24, 00130 Helsinki
Museum of Finnish Architecture

A new architecture for a new world. This tour considers the aesthetics, materials, and social conditions that shaped the development of modern architecture

A new architecture for a new world. This tour considers the aesthetics, materials, and social conditions that shaped the development of modern architecture in Helsinki, from the 1930s to 2018. The tour includes office buildings, department stores, educational and public buildings, such as the Palace Hotel, the Helsinki University Library (Kaisa), Lasipalatsi, Sokos, and Oodi Central Library.

Architecture walking tours series is written and hosted by Gayle McKeen. She holds a Ph.D. in political science from the University of Chicago and has taught at universities in the United States and the United Kingdom. 

Departure: Museum of Finnish Architecture, Arrival: Central Library Oodi

6.7.-31.8.2022

6.7. / 20.7. / 3.8. 13.00-15.00

17.8. / 31.8. 17.00-19.00

Tickets 0-10€, guidance in English