Il progetto New Standards rappresenta la Finlandia alla Biennale Architettura 2021.
Finland (Aalto Pavilion) 2021
Giardini, Giardini, Castello, 30122, Venice, Italy
Title: New Standards
Commissioner: Katarina Siltavuori / Archinfo Finland
Curators: Laura Berger, Philip Tidwell, Kristo Vesikansa
Exhibitors: Juuso Westerlund and Puutalo Oy archival material: Central Archives for Finnish Business Records (ELKA), Museum of Finnish Architecture (MFA)
The exhibition at the Aalto Pavilion is a survey of the history and legacy of Puutalo Oy (Timber Houses Ltd.), a Finnish industrial enterprise established in 1940. The structure was initially conceived to house war refugees but quickly expanded into an international exporter of prefabricated wooden houses.