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New Images Take You Inside ALA’s Helsinki Central Library

New Images Take You Inside ALA’s Helsinki Central Library
New Images Take You Inside ALA’s Helsinki Central Library , Helsinki Central Library. Image © ALA Architects
Helsinki Central Library. Image © ALA Architects

Take a tour inside ALA Architect’s Helsinki Central Library with a new animation and set of images revealing the project’s spacious interiors. The project, which was awarded to ALA through an international competition, boasts a unique set of programs, such as a ground floor cinema, second story sauna, “Nerd Attic” and dreamy “Book Heaven” that is topped with a cloud-like undulating roof and includes a distinctive outdoor “Citizens’ Balcony.”

Ground Floor Lobby. Image © ALA Architects Middle Floor "Living Lab". Image © ALA Architects Top Floor "Book Heaven". Image © ALA Architects Top Floor "Citizen's Balcony". Image © ALA Architects + 19

Ground Floor Lobby. Image © ALA Architects
Ground Floor Lobby. Image © ALA Architects
Ground Floor Lobby. Image © ALA Architects
Ground Floor Lobby. Image © ALA Architects
Ground Floor Multipurpose Hall. Image © ALA Architects
Ground Floor Multipurpose Hall. Image © ALA Architects
Middle Floor Studios. Image © ALA Architects
Middle Floor Studios. Image © ALA Architects
Middle Floor Sauna. Image © ALA Architects
Middle Floor Sauna. Image © ALA Architects
Top Floor "Book Heaven". Image © ALA Architects
Top Floor "Book Heaven". Image © ALA Architects
Top Floor Children's Library. Image © ALA Architects
Top Floor Children's Library. Image © ALA Architects
Top Floor "Oasis". Image © ALA Architects
Top Floor "Oasis". Image © ALA Architects
Top Floor "Citizen's Balcony". Image © ALA Architects
Top Floor "Citizen's Balcony". Image © ALA Architects

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Helsinki Central Library Winning Proposal / ALA Architects

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Cite: Karissa Rosenfield. "New Images Take You Inside ALA’s Helsinki Central Library " 18 Sep 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/549461/new-images-take-you-inside-ala-s-helsinki-central-library/> ISSN 0719-8884
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