Kiasma, Steven Holl Architects' competition-winning museum design from 1993-98, reopens to the public after refurbishing. The image above is taken from the opening celebration on April 7, 2022.
Today we celebrate the groundbreaking of Meander Housing, Helsinki, sixteen years after the initial concept sketches. Located in Helsinki’s cultural and historical district Taka-Töölö along the Taivallahti Bay, the site of Meander housing is enclosed by the Taivallahti Barracks, two... more
Sliced Porosity Block, Chengdu, China, has been recognized by The Council on Tall Buildings. Creating a metropolitan public space instead of object-icon skyscrapers, this three-million-square-foot project takes its shape from its distribution of natural light. The required minimum sunlight exposures... more
In anticipation of the opening of the Rubenstein Commons, Institute for Advanced Study in May 2022, Anna Bokov wrote “Lessons from the Social Condensers,” published in the IAS Fall 2021 newsletter. “The playful geometry of its forms lets the mind... more
Ostrava Concert Hall is scheduled to break ground in September 2022. The 1,300 concert hall hovers over the existing 20th century Cultural Center, providing the Ostrava Janacek Philharmonic Orchestra with a state-of-the-art performance space. Learn more about our design by... more
Happy Holidays and Haiku Hope for a New Year from Steven Holl Architects