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Mikkeli

Wave House / Seppo Mäntylä

02:00 - 28 March, 2018
Wave House / Seppo Mäntylä, © Studio Hans Koistinen
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© Studio Hans Koistinen © Studio Hans Koistinen © Studio Hans Koistinen © Studio Hans Koistinen + 16

'Resilient Mikkeli' Third Prize Winning Proposal / Mandaworks + Hosper Sweden

01:00 - 1 May, 2013
'Resilient Mikkeli' Third Prize Winning Proposal / Mandaworks + Hosper Sweden, Courtesy of Mandaworks + Hosper Sweden
Courtesy of Mandaworks + Hosper Sweden

Mandaworks and Hosper Sweden were just awarded this past week with the third prize in the open international architectural competition in Mikkeli, Finland. From 107 proposals submitted last October, Mandaworks and Hosper Sweden were one of five teams selected to continue work in the second stage. Mikkeli is a medium-sized municipality with 80,000 inhabitants, most of whom live in the urban area Mikkeli. Their challenge was to find a model for how Mikkeli can densify around and best utilize the lakefront in an ecologically sensitive & holistically sustainable way. More images and architects' description after the break.