Contemporary Finnish Architecture Photographed by Jussi Tiainen is a softcover photo book that showcases 27 projects built between 1998–2002. The projects are illustrated with Jussi Tiainen’s fantastic photography and some small architectural drawings. The texts are in English, French and German.
Jussi Tiainen (b. 1954) is one of the most well-known photographers of Finnish architecture. His esteemed career in collaboration with leading Finnish offices has created an outstanding portfolio the images of which tell a stunning story of the visual language of modern architecture. Tiainen has a distinguishable photographic style and his working methods rely on the traditional artisanal techniques of photography.
The turn of the millennium marks the highlight of a new era of cool, late-modern, no-nonsense approach to building. Many of the award-winning offices are included: Helin & Co, Heikkinen & Komonen, Käpy and Simo Paavilainen, Pekka Salminen, SARC Architects, and much more. The introduction is composed of 4 short commentaries about architecture by artists Markku Hakuri (environmental art), Lauri Laine (painting), Raimo O Niemi (film) and Markku Toikka (theatre). The book is warmly recommended as a standard reference book for anyone interested in contemporary architecture.
The copy in stock is in good condition. There is only some minor shelf wear on the covers.