Architecture and design are everywhere around us. They include all aspects of everyday life and different sectors of society. The impact of architecture and design to Finnish culture and the commercial benefits for Finnish entreprises are significant. They deserve a worthy place to be seen. This place is the New Architecture and Design Museum. The most attractive museum in the world.
New architecture and design museum
Why new architecture and design museum?
Architecture and design are integral parts of Finland and Finnish identity. The current architecture and design museum buildings do not meet this reality. Finland deserves an internationally attractive museum with a concept that is modern and brave. The New Museum will meet these needs by offering unique experiences and new viewpoints to design and architecture.
Experience in the centre
A visit at the New Architecture and Design Museum premises is an experience. All services are designed by professionals which makes the whole experience polished. Museum’s quality cafes and restaurants cater visitors of all kinds and ages. We want that the visit to the New Architecture and Design Museum is something more than just a normal visit to a museum. The New Museum is a completely new kind of place where everyone can tailor their visit to be their own.
To whom is the new architecture and design museum made for?
The New Museum is a place for citizens and tourists of all ages to enjoy. For designers and architects, it will be a centre point for industry meetings. For enterprises, museum offers place to take part and create new. The aim is to build Europe’s Museum of the Year which Finns can be proud of and which attracts people all around the world.
When will the new architecture and design museum open?
Building the New Architecture and Design Museum is a process and a journey to a new type of concept of a museum. A report ordered by Ministry of Education, City of Helsinki, the Foundation for Museum of Finnish Architecture and the Foundation for Design Museum was published in August 2018. This report gives an excellent base for the next round of preparatory work which aims to lay the foundations for the New Architecture and Design Museum.
The museum as part of Helsinki
Helsinki is surrounded by sea and sea is an important part of the nature relationship of Finnish architecture and design. The New Museum will bring a unique aspect to that. The report ordered by the Ministry of Education and the City of Helsinki, together with the Foundation for Museum of Finnish Architecture and the Foundation for Design Museum, propose that the location of the New Museum will be Eteläsatama or Hietalahdenranta. Both locations have fantastic surroundings for the best Architecture and Design Museum in the world.
Meeting point for the citizens
The New Museum brings together citizens who are interested in architecture and design, tourist who are searching for experiences, and people who are curious to see new things. The New Architecture and Design Museum is a place where internationally appreciated Finnish design and architecture are finally showcased in surroundings which they deserve, and which is easily accessible for all citizens and tourist.
The importance for tourism
Accessibility and interesting exhibitions make the New Museum an attractive destination for visitors around the world. The New Architecture and Design Museum has an ambitious visitor goal of 400 000 national and foreign visitors a year.
Why architecture and design?
Architecture and design define the functionality and quality of our lives in many ways. They are everywhere around us. The importance of architecture and design as developers of services and functions increases all the time. It is important that we recognise good architecture and design and know to demand it. The New Architecture and Design Museum offers unique experiences and new viewpoints to the multidimensional Finland and to the world.
Museum of Finnish Architecture and Design Museum promise that the New Museum is a forerunner and the best in the world in the field of architecture and design. Architecture and design are here to make our lives better as well as more beautiful, more functional and more meaningful. The principals of democratic design are always current. They are founded on human based sustainable design which takes into account not only aesthetic but also the surroundings and functionality.
Join us to build the new architecture and design museum
Building the New Architecture and Design Museum is a process and a journey to a new type of concept of a museum. Your views and dreams of the New Museum are important for us and we hope that You will join to the discussion and planning with us. Leave your contact information and greetings and we will keep you posted and invite you to the cocreation with us.