Exhibition
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EVERYTHING AND NOTHING – ARCHITECTS KAIJA + HEIKKI SIREN

Espoo City Museum, KAMU, Espoo

  • 23.10.2020–9.1.2022

All Espoo City Museum's public spaces are closed due to the decision made by Metropolitan Area coronavirus coordination group from November 30th, 2020 until January 10th, 2021.


KAMU’s special exhibition, Everything and Nothing – Architects Kaija + Heikki Siren is the first in Finland to present a comprehensive review of the Sirens’ architecture. The simple beauty characteristic of the Sirens’ style led the Italian composer Luigi Nono to exclaim: Tutto e niente! This has everything and nothing! 

 

KAMU’s special exhibition, Everything and Nothing – Architects Kaija + Heikki Siren is the first exhibition in Finland to present a comprehensive review of the Sirens’ architecture, and opens on the 100th anniversary of Kaija Siren’s birth. The architects’ design work from the 1950s and 1960s is presented with a particular focus on their works in Espoo: those featuring prominently include the internationally renowned Otaniemi Chapel and the experimental terraced houses and schools in the garden city of Tapiola. The simple beauty characteristic of the Sirens’ style led the Italian composer Luigi Nono to exclaim: Tutto e niente! This has everything and nothing!

The cornerstone of the Sirens’ architecture was the relationship between the buildings and their environment, as well as ensuring the optimal structures for the buildings’ intended purposes and use of high-quality materials. These themes will allow visitors to delve into the world of contemporary Finnish architecture, through a wide range of visual materials, scale models, and their own actions. Augmented reality, 360-degree videos, and drone images offer a new perspective on everyday architecture. And those who use the buildings have not been forgotten either! The exhibition is aimed anyone interested in good design. Exploring the exhibition’s themes requires no previous knowledge of architecture, and you can be sure that a visit will help you see the built environment in a whole new light!

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Museum contact details

Espoo City Museum, KAMU
Näyttelykeskus WeeGee, Ahertajantie 5, 02100 Espoo

(09) 816 57052 ti-su 11-17

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Espoo City Museum, KAMU, Näyttelykeskus WeeGee, Ahertajantie 5, 02100 Espoo


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Admission fees

Admission with Museum Card
Admission with Museum Card

12/10/0 €

Payment methods

Näyttelykeskus WeeGee hyväksyy maksuvälineeksi Smartumin Kulttuurisetelit (vuoden 2020 loppuun asti), SmartumPay:n, Smartum-maksukortin, Edenredin Virikesetelit (vuoden 2020 loppuun asti), Edenredin mobiilimaksun, Edenred-kortin, ePassin ja Eazybreakin.

Opening hours

Mon Closed
Tue 11:00-17:00
Wed 11:00-19:00
Thu 11:00-19:00
Fri 11:00-19:00
Sat 11:00-17:00
Sun 11:00-17:00

Closed 1.1.2021, 6.1.2021, 2.4.2021, 5.4.2021, 30.4.2021, 1.5.2021, 25.–27.6.2021, 6.12.2021, 24.–25.12.2021, 31.12.2021 and 1.1.2022.

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