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...of the reconstruction period in Rovaniemi. Ferdinand’s original production counts seventeen
still on site nowadays. His production may be even larger than research has been able to confirm Documents from his private archives show that other
s – in addition to the seventeen known ones – designed by him have been completed (a small hospital...
Korundi becomes center point of cultural and social gatherings
Many foreigners visit Rovaniemi schools to see the Finnish education system
Arctic Centre plays pioneering role in Arctic studies
...CO-OPERATION The Provincial Museum of Lapland consults the public concerning the management of
heritage, cultural environment, archaeological sites and founds and nature. In addition the museum answers inquiries about the history of the
s within its region of operation.
heritage The provincial museum researcher will...
...are defining reindeer’s head and one it’s back. That is why it is called "Reindeer Antler Plan".
s in Rovaniemi designed by Alvar Aalto: Library
(location on map) Lappia Hall location on map) Town Hall (location on map)
s for the Aho Family (location on map) Korkalorinne Residential Area (location on map
Rovaniemi Local History Museum
The Rovaniemi Local History Museum is one of the few remaining residential
s characteristic of the area. The main
, storage shed, and two other sheds belonged to the... ...Rovaniemen Totto (Kotiseutuyhdistys Rovaniemen Totto ry.) bought in 1957. Since then, 13 log
s have been transferred to the location from the Rovaniemi region. The museum was opened to the...
...The Provincial Museum of Lapland is the authority on Lappish culture, prehistory, history,
tradition and nature. The Provincial Museum of Lapland is located in the Arktikum
on the... ...The Rovaniemi Local History Museum consists of four original
s of the Pöykkölä site and thirteen
s transferred from the Rovaniemi region.The
...was designed by the Danish architects Birch-Bonderup & Thorup-Waade. The crescent-shaped new
was designed by Bonderup and Lehtipalo and it was completed in autumn 1997. Plenty of local natural
materials have been used in the
: the floors are made from Perttaus granite – the hardest...
...Agency— designed by architect Vilho Olavi (Olli) Saijonmaa — is an officially protected
. After the Second World War, the
, which was completed in 1947, functioned as a vibrant... ...On the former Province of Lapland’s coat of arms (1997-2009), displayed on the wall of the
, there is a wild man girdled in oak leaves and bearing a golden club. The figure is a reminder of...
...– 5.00 pm Sat – Sun 12.00 – 4.00 pm Adderss: Jorma Eton tie 6 (in the Regional Library
) Gallery Varjo Gallery Varjo is an earthy folk gallery. Over the years, both... ...built by the founder of the Marttiini Knife Factory, Janne Marttiini, was opened in 1940. The
was designed by master builder Toikkanen. The
was partly destroyed in 1944 during the...
...of the 18 power plants. Architect Kai Blomstedt designed the old part of the Kemijoki Oy
in 1957; construction architects Teppo Hiilivirta and Erkki Päiveröinen planned the new part in... ...rising from the ashes. The symbolism is perfect for Rovaniemi: during the Lapland War, 90% of the
s that stood where the town centre is today were destroyed; only about twenty
Pohjanhovi Auttin kaljatehdas
...Industrial beverage production began in Rovaniemi in 1906. A two-storey stone
was constructed on the bank of the Kemijoki River in 1914. In the 1930s, ice cream was produced as well. Next to the
there were a cooperative dairy and the Inari cinema. The hot water used to clean the cinema was...
...practised in the waters of the Kemijoki river basin from the 19th century until 1991. The office
of the Timber Floating Association, designed by architects Johannes (Jussi) Lappi-Seppälä and Ilkka Martas, dates back to 1937. This officially protected
is a representative of unassuming classicism and also contains some aspects of functionalism...
...in 1929. Salokangas directed the reconstruction of Lapland between 1945 and 1948. There are 17
s designed by him in the city, easy to spot due to their original style. The Town House, considered the architect’s main work, is nowadays privately owned. Salokangas also designed the
in Inapolku 3 on the bank of the Kemijoki River. The river can be seen from every apartment in the...
The Candle Bridge
...The ”Lumberjack’s Candle Bridge” was built in 1989. It serves as a balancing element between town
s, the gently sloping Ounasvaara Hill and the spacious sceneries of Kemijoki River. In addition to...
...Rovaniemi Church The present church of Rovaniemi was completed in 1950. The previous church
was destroyed during the razing of the town in 1944. The construction of a new church so soon...
...name from the Konttinen mansion built in 1873–1876 by Terje Olsén, a Norwegian lumber baron. The
s of the mansion were so-called vertical log houses. The forestry headquarters of Kemiyhtiö, the... ...and later the equally legendary Forestry Head Jarl Sundqvist, lived in the mansion. Some of the
s were destroyed in 1940, when the mansion was bombarded during the Winter War. The rest were...
...waste Separate collection for biodegradable waste is arranged inRovaniemi city for residential
s with five or more dwellings, as well as for other units producing minimum of 20kg biodegradable waste per week. Residential
s with less than five dwellings are allowed to join separate collection system. The alternative...
...from 1939 and 1944 play a central role in the exhibition, with a database that enables the
s to tell their stories. The Provincial Museum of Lapland and the Arctic Centre are located at...
...from 1939 and 1944. The database linked to the models helps you to learn the stories behind the
s. Additional information: curator, cultural historical collections, tel. +358 (0)16 322...
tel. +358 (0)16 3221 (switchboard)
fax +358 (0)16 322 6450
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