Puutalo Oy and Finland's little boxes

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BORN OUT OF A NECESSITY ENGENDERED BY WAR IN 1940, THE PUUTALO OY HOUSING CONSORTIUM WAS ESTABLISHED IN FINLAND TO HELP RELIEVE A STARK NATIONAL HOUSING SHORTAGE.  ULTIMATELY, THE COMPANY WOULD SEND 9 MILLION SQUARE METERS OF HOUSING COMPONENTS TO EVERY INHABITED CONTINENT ON EARTH. DOCUMENTED IN AN EXHIBITION AND PUBLICATION AT THIS YEAR’S BIENNALE ARCHITETTURA, NEW STANDARDS SHOWCASES A TALE OF 20TH CENTURY TINY HOUSES AND THE INHABITANTS WHO LOVE THEM.

Period21 Sept 2021

Media coverage

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Media coverage

  • TitlePuutalo Oy and Finlands little boxes
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletDAMN° Magazine
    Media typePrint
    Country/TerritoryNetherlands
    Date21/09/2021
    DescriptionBORN OUT OF A NECESSITY ENGENDERED BY WAR IN 1940, THE PUUTALO OY HOUSING CONSORTIUM WAS ESTABLISHED IN FINLAND TO HELP RELIEVE A STARK NATIONAL HOUSING SHORTAGE. ULTIMATELY, THE COMPANY WOULD SEND 9 MILLION SQUARE METERS OF HOUSING COMPONENTS TO EVERY INHABITED CONTINENT ON EARTH. DOCUMENTED IN AN EXHIBITION AND PUBLICATION AT THIS YEAR’S BIENNALE ARCHITETTURA, NEW STANDARDS SHOWCASES A TALE OF 20TH CENTURY TINY HOUSES AND THE INHABITANTS WHO LOVE THEM.
    Producer/AuthorNatalia Torija
    URLhttps://www.damnmagazine.net/2021/11/04/jusso-westerlund-puutalo-oy-and-finlands-little-boxes/
    PersonsLaura Berger, Kristo Vesikansa, Philip Tidwell

Keywords

  • New standards
  • Puutalo Oy
  • Barranquilla