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Ars Natura: Cathedral Energy

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Helsinki Cathedral to house new hi-tech source of energy

The cavern beneath Helsinki's beautiful Uspenski Cathedral will soon shelter a brand new server farm for local technology company Academica and along with it, a new source of heating for homes in the area. The waste heat from the IT center will be captured and channeled into Helsinki's district heating system. It is estimated that the IT sector accounts for as much as 3% of total......read more

All Aboard the Helsinki Plant Tram

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Whimsical project in Finnish capital combines urban gardening, sustainable design and public transit

A British Council project in Helsinki is bringing some unusual cargo to tram lines in the Finnish capital. Passengers on public transport are being invited to donate living plants for inclusion in a whimsical, amusement-park-themed urban garden built in a disused industrial site. The Plant Tram Urban Garden was conceived by the London-based landscape practice Wayward......read more

Live Action Light Painting

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Head-scratching clip from Helsinki's Anssi Maatta

We wouldn't normally get too fussed about a light painting video, but this clip from Helsinki's Anssi Maatta takes it to a whole other level. At first we assumed we were watching basic stop motion action with some heavy touch-up in post. Not so. The whole video was shot live on location -- no stop motion, no still photos, and no 3D strokes. We're dumbfounded. Anyone have any idea how he made......read more

Underwater Dreamworlds by Susanna Majuri

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Reality and fiction collide and combine in fluid, sensual work from a Helsinki artist

Finnish fine art photographer Susanna Majuri invites viewers into surreal underwater worlds that provide settings for strange, open-ended narratives. In Majuri's photos, female subjects writhe and dance beneath the water, in front of background landscapes that the artist designs herself. With the dimensions blurred, the resulting images are fluid and sensual, creating the impression of masterful......read more

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