The Order of Architects of Naples hosts a webinar dedicated to sustainable architectures in Finland

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Helsinki Olympic Stadium, a project by K2S Architects. Ph: Wellu Hämäläinen

Sustainable Architectures in Finland is the webinar organized by the Order of Architects of Naples for Thursday, October 21, 2021, 5:00-7:00 pm. Kimmo Lintula, SAFA Architect, K2S Architects, Helsinki, will illustrate the project for the renovation of the historic Helsinki Olympic Stadium, the largest arena in Finland, built in the 1930s and modified in the 1950s for the 1952 Olympics; while Jaana Tarkela, SAFA Architect, ADT – Architects Davidsson Tarkela, Helsinki, will present the project for the extension of the Kuopio Museum, the third oldest museum building in Finland, built in 1907 in Kuopio.

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Sustainable architecture in Finland

The initiative is promoted by Ordine Architetti P.P.C. Napoli (the Order of Architects of Naples) and curated by architect Arianna Callocchia. The purpose of the meeting is to present the role and importance of sustainable architecture in Finland to establish a dialogue between Italian and Finnish realities.

“To fight climate change, Helsinki is striving to become a carbon neutral city. For this reason, many zero carbon buildings are being built in Helsinki. Moreover, the theme of architectural recovery and urban regeneration with a green approach is always very topical, both in Finland and in Italy,” explains Arianna Callocchia, curator of the initiative.

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The extension of the Kuopio Museum, in Kuopio (Finland), has been entrusted to ADT. Ph: Marko Huttunen

After the keynote speech by Leonardo Di Mauro, President of the Order of Architects of Naples, and Ilkka Nordberg, Deputy Head of Mission of the Embassy of Finland in Italy, the conference will go on with speeches by Kimmo Lintula and Jaana Tarkela. The meeting will be moderated by architect Francesco Scardaccione.

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The conference, promoted by the Order of Architects of Naples – Training and Internationalization Department – Architect Antonio Coppola, Councilor of the Order, is organized in collaboration with ATL – The Association of Finnish Architects’ Office and with the patronage of the Embassy of Finland in Italy, Archinfo Finland, and the Italian Council of Architects.

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