Verstas Architects presents a winning design for Tuira Multipurpose House in Oulu

Verstas Architects is delighted to present a winning design for Tuira Multipurpose House in Oulu. The new building consists of primary and secondary school as well as communal facilities for citizens. According to the jury statement, Verstas Architects entry called ´Polkka´ has pleasant scale and atmosphere. Although the proposal is distinctive, its architecture has succeeded in incorporating references to the surrounding buildings.

The connection to the old, historic school building on the site has been designed in a delicate way by retracting the new building. The proposal has the ability to capture the history of the place as well as tell a story. Construction of the new Tuira Multipurpose House will start in Spring 2023.