The new art museum gives birth to a new cultural district, ANDA, as part of the Ekenäs atmosphere. The art museum adapts to the city’s scale linked to it in a natural and open manner by offering visitors and city residents interesting features at street level, at eye level.

The building contributes with connections, views and places for collaboration and meetings. The intimate museum courtyard with its new café pulsates in the heart of the neighborhood. The art museum is inspired by the surrounding valuable building heritage, craft traditions as well as ancient local natural materials, wood, stone and clay. The timeless and harmonious premises have been planned for art experiences, also utilize the natural light, streams and glides into their surroundings.

Consultants

Kardorff Ingenieure GMBH (DE), lighting
Earthman – Hanno Burtscher (AT), earth building expert
Plan B Korjaussuunnittelupalvelu Oy – Timo Oja, construction engineer
Equa Oy – Mika Vuolle, HVAC
Milla Kokko, concept development
Jaakko Blomberg, urban innovator
Hannaleena Heiska, artist
Filippo Bolognese Images (CH), images
Antero Jokinen, graphics, logo and layout
Mia Kuokkanen, translation

Team

Kristiina Kuusiluoma, architect
Martino De Rossi, architect
Andrea Roverato, architect