G LiveLab Tampere

Best Implemented Restoration / Reconstruction Project

About the project
Reconstruction and re-use of a historical industrial building into highest standard concert hall and music restaurant for the Finnish Union of Musicians. Experimental and innovative use of materials, such as copper for floor. Best digital acoustics in the world created in cooperation with handmade Genelec sound systems. Carefully fitting the new functions and structures in dialog with the Finnish Heritage Agency.
MONDO DR*Award for Best Concert Hall in the World.

Tampere, Finland

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Applicant and authors of the project
Casagrande Laboratory.
Finnish architecture, biourbanism and innovation office. Selected 5 times to the Venice Architecture Biennale and laureate of the UNESCO Global Award for Sustainable Architecture, European Prize for Architecture, International Committee of Architecture Critics CICA Award, Red Dot Design Award, Lorenzo Il Magnifico Award and Union of Architects of Russian Zeleny Proekt Award. Renowned theories of Urban Acupuncture, Third Generation City and Open Form.
Architects Marco Casagrande, Mirella Peltonen.

Other participants
Finnish Union of Musicians