“We decided to coat the facades of the archive with graffiti. This black national memory stick is embroidered with tags found in the depths of the archive: from peasants’ bookmarks and the letters of kings to contemporary internet symbols. This was made possible by the Graphic Concrete technology.”
Mikko Heikkinen, Architect, Heikkinen-Komonen Architects
The building is a winner of the Finnish Concrete Structure of the Year 2009 award.
Architecture: Heikkinen-Komonen Architects
Pattern: Designer's own Repeating pattern
Design: Aimo Katajamäki, Aimonomia Oy
Prefabrication: Parma Oy
Address: Aittatie 2, Hämeenlinna, Finland
Type: Public Building
Photo: Jussi Tiainen
Graphic Concrete Ltd
Itälahdenkatu 18 C, 5 fl. FI-00210 Helsinki
Tel:+358 (0)20 731 0290
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