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An Architectural Guide: Helsinki, Espoo, Kauniainen, Vantaa (2000)

This is the updated and enlarged, year 2000 edition of architect Arvi Ilonen’s handy architectural guide to architecture in greater Helsinki area. The architectural sites are presented with concise factual descriptions, black&white photographs and some drawings and colourful, foldable maps.

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This is the updated, year 2000 edition of architect Arvi Ilonen’s handy architectural guide of the architecture in Helsinki, Espoo, Kauniainen and Vantaa. The pre-1990s contents are based on the year 1990 edition.

The architectural sites in the cities of Helsinki, Espoo, Kauniainen and Vantaa are presented with concise factual descriptions, black&white photographs and some drawings and colourful, foldable maps. The book opens with three introductory essays about historical Helsinki, post-war construction in Helsinki, and the architectural development in the 1970s and 1980s in the Helsinki metropolitan area. The book also includes a chronological index, an index of building types, an index of architects, and an alphabetical index.

The copies for sale are ex-library books from the Helsinki University of Technology, Department of Architecture library. Both are in good condition: all the pages and maps are included. The covers show some wear and some of the corners of the map pages are slightly folded.

Weight 524 g
Dimensions 28.4 × 12.5 × 1.7 cm
Author(s)

Arvi Ilonen

Edition

2nd enlarged

Binding

Softcover

Condition

Images

B&W and colour photographs, drawings, maps

ISBN

951-1-16700-6

Language

Number of pages

255

Publisher

Otava

Publishing year

2000