The Finnish Line. Atelier House mass customizes a charming, radical social space in the woods near Helsinki. By Audrey Wachs. May 2016.
Greg Lynn, in conversation with architects of seminal digital projects included in the exhibition Archaeology of the Digital: Complexity and Convention. The guests are Johan Bettum and Kivi Sotamaa, Preston Scott Cohen, Neil Denari, Enric Ruiz Geli, Sulan Kolatan and Bill MacDonald, Ulrich Königs, Wolf Prix, Jesse Reiser, François Roche, Patrik Schumacher, Nader Tehrani, Peter Testa and Devyn Weiser and Alejandro Zaera-Polo. Conversation has been a big part of the...
Finnjävel is located in the central harbour area of Helsinki, in a stone house built during the Russian rule in 1830. The building itself is protected but everything else is custom-designed for the restaurant, furniture, cutlery, dishes and lighting. Every portion on the menu has a plate, bowl or dish designed for it. Or vice-versa, a portion has been inspired by a certain object. Behind this ground-breaking design is Ateljé...
Atelier House published at Asun design magazine. March 2016
Two projects - Jyväskylä Music and Art center Terra Cultura and Töölö Football Stadium Open Arena - by Kivi Sotamaa and Johan Bettum with Ocean North team members have been selected to the collections of the Canadian Center for Architecture CCA. The projects date back to 1997. March, 2016
Sirocco published sculpture published at Arvopaperilehti. February, 2015
Atelier House at ABITARE issue 550: Being Open to Everything Around Us - article by Knud Walter. September 9, 2015
IOA Sliver Lecture Series: Selected Friends and Enemies. Edited by Wolf D. PrixD. Prix & Kristy Balliet Balliet. (Birkhäuser). January 9, 2015
HELSINKI DESIGN WEEKAteljé Sotamaa is a part of the Helsinki Design Week L3 Design Dock with the Atelier House exhibition. Over a five day period, the L3 Design Dock presents exhibitions, seminars and a multifaceted programme of events for professionals and city residents interested in design alike. The exhibition is open 9.9.-13.9. at L3 Design Dock, Tyynenmerenkatu 6Wed-Thu 10-19 (only for professionals), Fri-Sat 10-19, Sun 10-16
FINNISH RAW MATERIALS - RECIPE FOR SUCCESS? Ateljé Sotamaa is a part of Skanno's exhibition 9.9. - 10.10 in the center of Helsinki. We'll be exhibiting our Precious Liquid -collection of furniture, which includes Jeff Lounge Chair, Ptarmigan Lights, Black Chrome Desk, Birdnest Light Sculpture and Yrjö Coffee Table.
When we started eboutique Sotamaa we pledged to launch a new design for sale every month for 12 months. We have now launched 11 projects, the next project in June will complete the 12 designs we pledged.
We are not planning to stop but will continue with the challenge, and try launch a new design for sale every month for another full year.
Ateljé Sotamaa together with Antti Ahlava and Fredrik Lindberg have been successful in the Guggenheim Helsinki architecture competition. Our entry Kissing Helsinki has received an honorary mention in the competition. It was the most successful Finnish entry in the Guggenheim competition. Honorable mentions were given to the building designs within the top 20 out of the 1715 total entries (top 1%).
August 18: Private preview of upcoming works at Ateljé Sotamaa in Helsinki
e-boutique Sotamaa launched. Every first Thursday of the month for the next 12 months, we will be launching a new project for sale - furniture, lighting, sculpture, and houses
Sira and other works by Ateljé Sotamaa published across some of the main Finnish print media: Kauppalehti, Huvudstadtsbladet, Suomen Kuvalehti and Blue Wings
First series of 60 Sira's at Hanasaari Cultural Center's hotel