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Ars Natura: Lea Turto

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Finnish artist's felted trees unlock the mystical past of her homeland.

The Finns are a thoroughly modern people. They are world-famous for their uber-modern design aesthetic and are wont to include any historical references of any sort in their architecture or design. And while the country revels in its modern history, it is next to impossible to find any information on the ancient roots of the Finnish people. In contrast to Norway and Sweden, Finland is not......read more

Villa Krona: Clifftop Cabin on the Baltic Sea

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Finnish retreat designed with nature in mind

Designed by Helsinki-based firm Helin & Co Architects, Villa Krona is a waterfront clifftop getaway situated on a remote island in Finland's Gullkrona Archipelago, The segmented dwelling is fully integrated into the environment, with a vegetated roof that transforms from spring green to a rustic brown in colder months. For inhabitants, the home is designed to maximize......read more

A Nordic Vacation with Daniel Gebhart de Koekkoek

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Austrian photographer takes us on a summer excursion to a Finnish lake

Is there anyone else out there who can't wait to leave work behind and spend some lazy summer days by a body of water? If so, these pics from Daniel Gebhart de Koekkoek aren't going to make you feel any more patient. Last summer, the Vienna-based photographer traveled with his girlfriend and dog to the Finnish forests of Harjumaa, where they settled into a tiny cabin on a lake. The photos......read more

Finland Says, 'Screw Coal'

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Nordic country aims to phase out coal use in energy production by 2025

If all goes according to plan, Finland will become the first European country to stop using coal, with a goal to phase out the energy source by 2025. Currently, Finland imports all of its coal from nearby countries such as Russia and Poland. Annual import volumes range from less than 3 million to 9 million tons, depending on the rainy or dry climate, according to the Finnish......read more

Joni Niemela: Misty & Atmospheric

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Dreamy images of Finnish landscapes

When Finland's Joni Niemela goes to work, he heads directly the Great Outdoors, where he gets down to the business of capturing the natural world on camera. For Joni, nature is both subject and muse, whether he's shooting sweeping natural landscapes or hyper-detailed, macro images of flora and fauna. The title of one of his recent series, Misty and Atmospheric,......read more

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