Location: Helsinki, Finland
Function: Childrens play area, Daycare, Multifunctional spaces
Size: 1200 m2
Status: Competition 1st Prize, Completed - 2003
Client: City of Helsinki
Scope: Architecture, Art integration, Interior, Signage system
Leipuri day care centre is located next to the church in Myllypuro, 1960s suburb of Helsinki.
The main façade is curved and plastered white. The roof follows a propeller form. A long “nose” leads to the second floor from an artificial hill. A wooden façade opens to the south and the the centre´s own playgrounds.
Joachim Sederholm and Karin Widnäs have created artworks for the building.