Sámi Culture Centre competition

The house for the Sámi tradition combines spaces for culture, government, education and research.
The culture centre is as a meeting point for the Sámi people, offering flexible spaces for indoor and outdoor events.
The gently sloping roof and the wooden structures link the building to the scenery and building tradition of Northern Lapland.

Sámi Culture Centre competition

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    Description:

    The Sámi Culture Centre by the Juutuanjoki River and Lake Inari houses premises for the Finnish Sámi Parliament as well as a municipal library and facilities for research and education on the tradition and culture of the Sámi people. The culture centre serves as a meeting point for local people offering flexible spaces for indoor and outdoor events. The gently sloping roof and the wooden structures link the building to the scenery and building tradition of Northern Lapland.

    Status:

    Open competition 2008,
    finalist, 2nd prize.

    Location:

    Inari, Finland

    Program:

    Finnish Sámi Parliament and Culture centre /
    4600 m2

    Client:

    Senaatti Properties

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