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Practices | Oct 2018

Ars Longa. Building a House for Senior Artists in Helsinki

Project design of the Ars Longa building. Image courtesy of Hannunkari & Mäkipaja Architects

Dialogues shares an essay written by Tuula Paalimäki, Finnish Artists’ Studio Foundation’s Director (Helsinki, Finland) for Lea O’Loughlin’s keynote speech on the topic Cultural Permanence: The Impact of Legacy and Long-Term Planning in occasion of the latest Res Artis Meeting, which took place in Rovaniemi (Finland), in July 2018. The essay reports the planning of Ars Longa, a studio building aimed to address the needs of senior artists right in the heart of the city of Helsinki.

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