Helsinki City Installation
Location: Beijing, China
Function: Art installation
Size: 100 m2
Status: Completed - 2021
Client: City of Helsinki
Scope: Concept, Exhibition design, Furniture design
The on-site installation in Beijing came to consist of seven cubic spaces which visitors are allowed to walk in or alternatively, peek into. The spaces are divided, and named, with regard to the elements that make living happy, namely: Forest, Knowledge, Work, Sauna, Food, Rest and Play.
The installation’s main materials are a beautiful combination of printed textiles by Marimekko and Finnish timber panels by Wood from Finland. In the middle of it all, stands the communal meeting place, the Square, where workshops and events take place during the festival.