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Guggenheim Helsinki Rejected

Headlines 1. December 2016
By: John Hill
Guggenheim Helsinki competition-winning design by Moreau Kusunoki Architectes (Images courtesy of Guggenheim Helsinki)
Overnight the Helsinki City Council voted 53-32 against funding the construction of the proposed Guggenheim Helsinki, putting an end to the project.
Avanto Architects, Joanna Laajisto Creative Studio


Works29. June 2016
By: Avanto Architects
Helsinki, Finland - 2016
Photo: / Anders Portman and Martin Sommerschield
Avanto Architects and Joanna Laajisto Creative Studio have completed Löyly, a unique combination of a public sauna and a restaurant in Helsinki.
Photo: Screenshot from
Five months after the jury for the Guggenheim Helsinki Design Competition selected six finalists from the initial 1,715 submissions, the finalists have developed their concept designs based on site visits and additional briefing.
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The jury for the Guggenheim Helsinki Design Competition has selected six finalists from the 1,715 anonymous submissions submitted in October for the open competition's first stage. The finalists will develop their designs for the second stage.
Partial map showing global response to stage one of the design competition (Image: Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation)
Today the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation launched an online gallery of submissions – all 1,715 of them – in the first stage of the Guggenheim Helsinki Design Competition to design a proposed Guggenheim museum in the Finnish capital.
Competition site. Photo: Tuomas Uusheimo
The Guggenheim Foundation has announced it received 1,715 entries from 78 countries in an open competition to design a future Guggenheim Museum in the Finnish capital.
The New York City institution is moving ahead with a design competition for a Helsinki branch.