New Standards – Puutalo Oy 1940-1955
Originally shown in the Finnish Pavilion at the Venice Architecture Biennale 2021, the exhibition tells a unique story of how Finnish prefabricated wooden houses conquered the world after the Second World War. The exhibition also includes new photographs by photographer Juuso Westerlund of Puutalo Oy’s houses.
The drawings, photographs and brochures compiled from archival sources reflect the thinking and goals of the era, in line with which the buildings were modified to suit different settings. The exhibition, produced by Archinfo Finland, curated by Laura Berger, Philip Tidwell and Kristo Vesikansa.
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