What Once Was Is No More

After almost 10 years I had returned to the Southeastern part of the country. Back in the days I had photographed a huge abandoned school in the town of Hamina. I knew the place had been demolished long ago, but I still wanted to see what had been built on the spot. I found this.Continue reading “What Once Was Is No More”

The Pool Just Dried Out

Here we have a true landmark and another sad example of renovations gone wrong. This is the municipal swimming pool in Tapiola, Espoo. Built in 1965, it was designed by nationally famous and well regared architect Aarne Ervi. In the early 2000’s it was closed down for a major restauration. As most of the structreContinue reading “The Pool Just Dried Out”