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Finland

A prefabricated Scandinavian dream home in the forest

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Completed in 2012, this villa is a prefabricated holiday home for a couple and their five active children, designed by PlusArchitects Ltd, located on Lake Päijänne, Finland. The homeowners wanted a design that reflected a modern Scandinavian lifestyle and Nordic aesthetics. The best thing about this location is that it can be used for all seasons, with plenty […]

Conversion of bank into contemporary apartment in Finland

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Apartment Bulevardi 1 was once home to a bank and then an insurance company, transformed by Saukkonen + Partners in Helsinki, Finland. One of the first and biggest challenges associated with the conversion was to remove the thick steel door in the former bank vault, so the apartment could be a contemporary home for a couple […]

Unique spiral-shaped home in Espoo: Villa Kotilo

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Villa Kotilo has been designed by architect Olavi Koponen of r2k architectes in Espoo, Finland. The home has received widespread attention and appreciation for the uniqueness of the design. The home combines ecology, traditional materials such as concrete, steel and wood, but an exceptionally natural and harmonious form. The spiral shape dwelling is comprised of […]

Rustic and uber stylish Finnish country home

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Cement, wood and glass comprise this simple yet stylish Finnish home as spotted on Nuevo Estilo, created by two designers, Ulla Koskinen and Sameli Rantanen as a prototype for construction company Kannustalo. The home, whose model name is called Lato (which means ‘barn’ in English), is now their own residence and center of operations. Ulla […]

Bold and colorful Scandinavian penthouse

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This bold and colorful Turku, Finland penthouse has been recently renovated by Rome-based architect Maurizio Giovannoni. The brief for the compact modern apartment was to ensure that there was plenty of light throughout and to create an inspiring and relaxing living room where the client could work. Walls had to be knocked down in order […]

Villa Snow White along the Espoo coast

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Today we bring to you this fabulous property called Villa Snow White, designed by Helin & Co Architects, this home is located along the Espoo coast of Finland. Situated on the top of a hill, an old villa was cleared away to make room for this beautiful new home sited between old trees on the […]

Modern four-cornered villa in Finland

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Four-Cornered Villa is an 840 square foot home situated on a horse shoe shaped island in Virrat, Finland, designed by Avanto Architects. The cross like shape of this simple villa reaches towards four very different views. The space is open and defined at the same time. The exterior is treated all black and to contrast […]