Finnish Architecture 0607 (Финская архитектура 0607) is the catalogue for the travelling exhibition of the biennial review of Finnish architecture from the years 2006 and 2007. The book showcases 25 projects selected by the exhibition jury: Aki Davidsson (chairman), Helka-Liisa Hentilä and Markku Komonen.
The projects have been presented with colour photographs and architectural drawings as well as a short description of their architectural merits. The book also lists the national and international prizes and honours received by Finnish architects, architectural competitions, architectural events and exhibitions and new publications between 2006 and 2007. There are four introductory articles on the contemporary architectural scene in Finland; the authors are Aki Davidsson, Helka-Liisa Hentilä and Markku Komonen, architects and the then-members of the exhibition jury; Osmo Soininvaara, politician and writer; Jorma Mukala, architect; Eugene Asse, Russian architect; and Peter Cachola Schmal, architect, writer and the then-director of the German Architecture Museum DAM.
The showcased projects are: Apartment Buildings in Katajanokka, Helsinki; Housing Block in Hermanni, Helsinki; Kumpula Student Housing in Helsinki; Hansarinne Row Houses in Espoo; Triadi Apartments in Helsinki; Villa Pinia in Jurmala, Latvia; Holappa House in Espoo; Humlegård House in Fiskars; Villa Nuotta in Kerimäki; Villa O in Inkoo; Welfare Centre Onni in Pukkila; Upper Secondary School and Vocational College Enter in Sipoo; Joensuun Lyseo Comprehensive School in Joensuu; the Renovation of University Faculty Building Porthania in Helsinki; the Turku Main Library; Cultural Centre Sandels in Helsinki; Arts and Congress Centre Verkatehdas in Hämeenlinna; Weegee Exhibition Centre in Espoo; Club Building Vanke Deep Blue in Shanghai, China; Helsinki Public Toilets; Finnish Food Safety Authority in Helsinki; Travel Centre, Freight Terminal and Harbour Bridge in Mikkeli; Kamppi Centre (above ground parts) in Helsinki; Korteniitty Housing Area in Jyväskylä; and the Protection of the 1960s Suburban Neighbourhood of Pihlajamäki in Helsinki.
There are two editions available, one in English and one in Russian. Our copies are all in very good condition, as good as new.