Finlandia Hall

 

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In 1960s architect and designer Alvar Aalto was responsible for the plans of renovating uncared, empty district along Töölönlahti bay. This ambitious vision was never to fulfill, and the only one of designed building, which rose, is Finlandia Hall.


This concert, and congress hall was finished in 1791, in the modernist style, with asymmetrical silhouette and high tower of auditorium. The exteriors are covered with white Carrara marble, and black granite, the same materials (together with natural wood) decorate interiors. What's important, the interiors project was also of Alvar Aalto, what makes the building coherent. 
The main auditorium, with 1,700 seats, is decorated with marble balconies and blue walls, and the smaller hall may host 340 persons. The congress wing, added in 1975, has capacity up to 900 persons, depend of the configuration. It is also equipped with all technical features needed on congresses.





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