World Design Capital Helsinki 2012 Invites all Those who Love Design, Architecture and Urban Culture!
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World Design Capital Helsinki 2012 Invites all Those who Love Design, Architecture and Urban Culture! PR Newswire HELSINKI, June 4, 2012 HELSINKI, June 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Helsinki, the capital of Finland, is now filled with design.

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World Design Capital Helsinki 2012 Invites all
Those who Love Design, Architecture and
Urban Culture!
PR Newswire
HELSINKI, June 4, 2012
HELSINKI
,
June 4, 2012
/PRNewswire/ --
Helsinki
, the capital of
Finland
, is now filled with design. In addition to the large
variety of other design activities, World Design Capital Helsinki 2012 has
opened it's central meeting place, the Pavilion. It will form the heart of the WDC
Helsinki 2012 for the summer months. In the Pavilion everyone can experience
what the world design capital year is all about.
To view the Multimedia News Release, please click:
http://www.multivu.com/mnr/53831-wdch
The wooden pavilion designed by a group of Aalto University Wood Studio
students and specialists represents architecture of a new era and top know-
how of Finnish wood construction. The sunny building allows the visitor to enjoy
the best parts of summer. The area of the covered part of the building is 470
m2.
The Pavilion is open from Tuesday to Sunday, 12 May-
16 September 2012
,
from
11 am to 9 pm
. The programme is based on a weekly timetable and it
can be explored at the Pavilion's website. There are daily discussions,
workshops, activity and socializing with music and film. The programme will be
complemented by the versatile exhibition offering of the surrounding museums,
and the numerous activities at Design District Helsinki.
A café serving locally grown summer food will also operate in the Pavilion, as
well as a reading corner inviting visitors to browse topical publications and
treasures of the archives. A push cart shop will offer WDC Helsinki 2012
products.
The Pavilion is implemented by World Design Capital Helsinki 2012, Aalto
University, Museum of Finnish Architecture, Design Museum, and UPM. The
programme is co-ordinated by Demos Helsinki. The Pavilion is located in
Helsinki
between the Design Museum and Museum of Finnish Architecture at
Ullanlinnankatu 2-4,
Helsinki
.
The WDC Helsinki 2012 programme contains more than 300 projects, all of
them utilising or showcasing design in various ways. The programme can be
explored at the website and in the mobile application WDC2012. In addition to
the programme, the World Design Capital Helsinki 2012 website offers news,
columns and blogs about Finnish design. One can also get to know Finnish
designers in special video portraits.
The World Design Capital is an initiative of ICSID, the International Council of
Societies of Industrial Design, which every second year recognizes one global
city for its accomplishments in utilizing design as a tool to improve social,
cultural and economic life.
For further information and listings visit http://www.wdchelsinki2012.fi.
Video: http://www.multivu.com/mnr/53831-wdch