Helsinki: World Design Capital 2012

Story highlights

  • The Finnish capital is the World Design Capital 2012
  • City benefiting from forward-thinking planning, regenerating land and promoting contemporary architecture
  • Design highlights include the Kamppi Chapel of Silence and Musiikkitalo, a new concert venue
A city defined by the natural contours of the land, hugging the sea and pinpricked by rocky outcrops, Helsinki has be