Found project: Otaniemen kappeli


    Project : Otaniemen kappeli

    Language variant : Otaniemi Chapel

    Architect : Siren, Heikki & Siren, Kaija

    Completion: 1957

    Locality : Espoo

    Country : Finland

    Building style : Modern architecture (not specified)

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    Description :

    Heikki and Kaija Siren designed the, in 1956–1957 built, chapel situated on the ridge of the student village in Otaniemi, which was initiated by the Christian engineering students. The glass altar wall opening to the woods and the inner wooden materials create a unique atmosphere in the church hall. The church is also internationally well-known focus by architecture enthusiasts and professionals alike.

    The Student Union of Helsinki University of Technology sold the chapel to the parishes of Espoo in the 1970s, after which it was destroyed by fire. The new chapel was built according to the old drawings and re-inaugurated in 1978.

    http://ar7.arbonaut.com/User:Kari-hakala/Otaniemen_kappeli (June 27, 2011).

    Ed. and transl. Katriina Puputti



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